Amnesty Accuses UAE Of Torturing Yemenis


Amnesty said in a statement issued on Thursday that dozens of people had been subjected to “enforced disappearance” following an “arbitrary arrest campaign” by UAE and Yemeni forces .

An investigation conducted between March 2016 and May 2018 in the governorates of Aden, Lahj, Abyan, Shabwah and Hadramout in southern Yemen documented widespread use of torture and other ill-treatment in Yemeni and UAE facilities, including beatings and shocks Electrical and violence .

Amnesty International’s Director of Crisis Response Program Tirana Hassan accused the UAE of creating a “parallel security structure outside the law” and that “blatant violations without restriction” continue within this structure .