SADA condemns Houthis for threating mothers of abducted journalists in Sana'a
The National Organization of Yemeni Reporters, SADA, strongly condemns the crimes committed by the Houthi group against the mothers of the abducted journalists, and Houthis attempt to silence and prevent them from talking about the conditions of their sons who have been detained in the Houthi-run prisons for five years.
SADA was notified by the abductees' mothers that they received threats from Yahya Sarea, a Houthi leader in charge of the Political Security prison in Sana'a, who vowed to do what he described (bullying) against the mothers of the abducted journalists, under the pretext that the mothers of journalists spoke to the media and revealed practices and violations against their abducted sons.
The mothers confirmed that they had received these threats after they demanded the Houthi group to allow them to visit their sons in the Political Security prison in Sana'a.
SADA Organization demands the Houthi group to respond to the international calls for immediate release of the abducted journalists,
It also consider the Houthi threats to the mothers of abductees a very serious violations aimed at silencing the victims and their family.
SADA renews its demand for the international envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths and international organizations to press the Houthi group to release the abducted journalists in their prisons.
SADA calls on international and local organizations, media outlets, journalists and activists, to increase pressure and solidarity with the abducted journalists.
National Organization of Yemeni Reporters
Tuesday, 24th December