(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.
Houthis caused killing of 500 women and injury of 1950 others, says Minister al-Kamal
Minister of Social Affairs Ibtihaj al-Kamal said the Houthi militia has caused the killing of 500 women and injury of 1950 others since their coup of 21st September 2014. In a statement to Saba on the International Day for Women al-Kamal said 3230 women were psychologically tormented by the militia's acts, eleven of them by direct torture."
She said that in 2018 alone more than 120 women were killed and 115 others were injured in Houthi-held areas some of them by the landmines that the militia had planted. "The militia detained 18 women from Sana'a University and took them to an unknown place on October 6, 2018."
She appealed to the international community especially the United Nations to take a clear and strong action towards this criminal militia that had practiced arbitrary killing of women and men everywhere in the country."
She said: "Yemeni women are celebrating the Women's Day with all the world's women despite the situation they have ended in the militia-controlled territories because of their subjection to humiliation and round up to jails for no reason."