(Saba)- Secretary-General of the Arab League A hmed Aboul-Gheit on Monday appealed to the international community and humanitarian organizations to immediately provide assistance and relief to Yemenis.
PM orders a financial grant for families of abductees in Houthi jails
Prime Minister Ahmed bin-Daghr has directed the government to pay a financial grant to the families of all activists abducted by the Houthimilitia.
In a meeting with the Chairwoman of the Abductees' Mothers Association, Amat al-Salam al-Haj in Aden on Wednesday, bin-Daghr said the government will save no effort to get the international community to pressure Houthis into abiding with the UN Security Council resolutions and respecting the international charters.
The government will not allow the militia to go ahead with violating human rightsin defiance to the UN Security Council's resolutions, he said. He said thatHouthis continue abuses against the civilians and subject journalists to savage torture in jails.
He hailed the mothers of abductees as brave freedom fighters against the barbaric militia that has killed large number of people and destroyed the country's infrastructure.
Al-Haj pointed to the brutal torture the detainees are subject to in the militia's jails. She also pointed to the militia's trial of 36 oppositionists they detain onfake charges.