Yemen's Houthis accused of rights violations

Shia group accused of targeting civilians, arbitrary detentions and using civilian buildings during takeover of Sanaa.

    Yemen's Houthi fighters have been accused of human-rights violations during their takeover of the capital, according to a leading organisation.

    The US-based Human Rights Watch accused the Shia group of targeting civilians, arbitrary detentions and using civilian buildings during the fighting in September.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sanaa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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