The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Muammar Al-Eryani, condemned and strongly denounced the execution of the terrorist Houthi militia affiliated with Iran, the soldier in the National Army, Muhammad Ahmed Abdullah Wahban (21 years old), from the Al-Madan District in Amran Governorate, by hanging, in its detention center in the military prison in the hijacked capital, Sana’a, after… Three years of his arrest in confrontations on the Raghwan Front in Marib Governorate, in a crime added to a series of crimes against prisoners and kidnapped persons.
Muammar Al-Eryani explained in a press statement that this heinous crime occurred almost a year after the so-called Military Court of First Instance affiliated to the terrorist Houthi militia issued a decision on August 15, 2022, to execute the soldier, Muhammad Ahmed Wahban. , shooting him to death, and confiscating his personal weapon, which was in his possession when he was captured, in clear violation of international humanitarian law.
Al-Eryani pointed out that during his detention period, soldier Muhammad Wahban, like other prisoners, abductees, and forcibly detained people in the detention centers of the terrorist Houthi militia, was subjected to the worst types of psychological and physical torture, deprivation of health . care, and poor treatment, which prompted him to go on a hunger strike, because the militia transferred him to solitary confinement until a moment later. He was executed by hanging.
Al-Eryani called on the International Committee of the Red Cross and international and local organizations concerned with human rights to conduct a transparent investigation into the crimes of murder and torture of prisoners, abductees and forcibly detained persons in Houthi militia detention centers, in which information confirms the participation of Houthi leaders, including the so-called Abdul Qadir Al-Murtada, because the Ministry of Human Rights monitored more than ( 350 cases of death under torture out of a total of 1,635 cases of torture in military detention centers.
Al-Eryani called on the international community, the United Nations, its special envoy and human rights organizations to leave the box of silence that encouraged the Houthi militia to practice more brutality and abuse against prisoners and abductees, to issue a clear condemnation of this abomination. crime, and pressure the militia to immediately exchange all prisoners and abductees, and work to classify it as a terrorist organization. Prosecute and prosecute its leaders as “war criminals.”