Abductees Mothers Association in Al-Hudaydah demands uncovering fate of forcibly disappeared persons amid COVID-19 outbreak

Abductees’ Mothers Association demanded to uncover the fate of their abducted and forcibly disappeared sons held at Central Security Prison in Sana’a, after Houthi armed group had transferred them from Al-Hudaydah.
In today’s protest, where mothers practiced precautionary measures and social distancing, mothers stated that since Mohammed Wasel, an abductee held at that prison, had infected with Coronavirus, COVID-19 had been spreading among abductees, who are already struggling with horrible detention conditions.

Mothers said that they had been living in great worry and fear for their sons’ medical and mental conditions as they were not allowed to have the proper medical care.

The statement held Houthi armed group responsible for the lives and safety of abductees held at Central Security Prison in Sana’a and all other prisons, and demanded their immediate and unconditional release.

It called upon the United Nations, the International Red Cross, and all human rights organizations to support the abductees’ cause and stand by them as COVID-19 and its horrors had reached the abductees and forcibly disappeared persons.