12 iulie 2018

Amnesty calls for probe of torture claims at Yemen detention centres

middleeastmonitor.com

Amnesty International accused United Arab Emirates (UAE) and allied Yemeni forces of torturing detainees at a network of secret prisons in southern Yemen and said such violations should be investigated as war crimes, Reuters reports. The UAE, a key US ally, says it has never run prisons or secret detention centres in Yemen. It and its Yemeni allies have denied past allegations of torturing prisoners. Amnesty said in a statement on Thursday that scores of men had been subjected to enforced [...]