Aden; abductees mothers protest by coalition headquarters to demand uncovering fate of forcibly disappeared

Many abductees’ and forcibly disappeared persons’ mothers held a protesting rally this morning by Arab Coalition headquarters in Aden to demand the coalition and attorney general to immediately uncover the fate of our sons, who have been forcibly disappeared since 2016, and release all abductees and forcibly disappeared persons.

Mothers demanded Arab Coalition and the committee formed by it to reveal the results of its investigation for the forcibly disappeared persons. In the rally statement, Abductees’ Mothers Association said that 40 abductees were facing unknown fate as diseases, including COVID-19, continued to spread in Aden.

During the rally, mothers expressed their concern and worries over their forcibly disappeared sons referring to Helmi Al-Zenji’s mother passed away in Ramadan while waiting hear from her two forcibly disappeared sons.

The statement emphasized the importance of taking immediate actions to save their 42 abducted sons held at Be’er Ahmed Prison in Aden as the prison administration had taken arbitrary actions instead of improving medical care and detention conditions during COVID-19 outbreak. It called upon all human rights organizations, locally and internationally, to intensify efforts to save the abductees and forcibly disappeared persons, and support their mothers’ rightfully fair demands.