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Journalists freed from the prisons of the Houthi militia .. Serious health condition

Journalist Hisham Tarmoom is no longer able to speak in a clear voice, as he gradually lost his voice since his arrival a week ago, and he was speaking with difficulty, according to the doctor, because this was due to a heart muscle injury.

The illness forced Hisham to not be able to meet with his colleagues who came from the Hadramawt governorate to visit him and his fellow journalists, who were released from the prisons of the Houthi militia.

222 A kidnapper and a prisoner arrived in Marib last Friday in an exchange deal that was signed at the end of last September under the auspices of the United Nations between the legitimate government and the Houthi militia backed by Iran.

Among the kidnapped five journalists died 64 A month in the prisons of the Houthi militia, during that period they were subjected to brutal and psychological torture, and the effects of imprisonment and torture are still visible on their health and psychological condition.

Like other kidnappers and prisoners, the journalists appeared with emaciated bodies and pale faces, their health deteriorating as a result of the brutal torture they were subjected to in the prisons of the Houthi militia.

After his arrival at Seiyun airport, journalist Haitham Al-Shihab fell unconscious, his health condition was no longer what it was, his body paleness and a clear yellowishness on his face.

Journalist Issam Belghith is also in poor health. Issam suffers from severe retraction in his eyes as a result of violent beatings and punches in the head during the investigation, in addition to suffering from a chronic headache.

With great exhaustion, Issam and his colleagues appeared during their reception in Marib, but they endured in order to appear well and in high spirits, Essam was speaking to his friends who came to celebrate him, that he felt very tired.

Editing journalists don’t want to talk to the media with every detail, they need rest and calm, they said.

The director of the Sada Organization for Yemeni Journalists and Media, Youssef Hazeb, says that there is a program that the five journalists will undergo, focusing initially on monitoring their health status and conducting comprehensive checks to check on them.

The local authority here in Marib has allocated hotels to accommodate the kidnapped and prisoners with their families. The meeting of the kidnapped with their families has painful stories.

Stories written during years of kidnapping and torture, the cruelest of which was the diminution of hope for them to get out of the prisons of the militias and live a decent life, as this seemed to them almost impossible, especially with the intransigence of the Houthi coup militia in not negotiating the file of journalists

Journalists suffer from chronic diseases due to torture, malnutrition and heating, lack of exposure to the sun for long periods, poor imprisonment and lack of treatment or allowing their families to enter medicine for them.
The nightmare of imprisonment, prisoner and torture is still stuck in their minds, one of them says that he still does not believe that he has been freed from the prisons of the militias, commenting that he said …

While one of them deals as if he is in prison, hides some of his things and is apprehensive about the sudden entry of someone, while one of them wanders away in his thinking, and another suffers from panic from time to time in his sleep and feels himself trying to remove something from his body and head in an accelerated movement, this movement is repeated For more than once.

Journalists undergo comprehensive medical examinations, most or all of them need eyeglasses because their eyesight deteriorated during the kidnapping and because of torture and severe beatings.


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