Report: Dozens Of Detainees Leave Two Yemeni Secret Prisons

by on November 13, 2017

The Associated Press reports dozens of detainees from two secret facilities have been transferred to government-run prisons in the southern Yemeni cities of Mukalla and Aden, a senior Yemeni official, activists and families of prisoners said Monday. The report said a group of 133 detainees was transferred to the newly renovated Central Prison in Mukalla from the Riyan airport, a senior Yemeni security official said. An AP report revealed the airport prison, where former prisoners said torture was rampant, was one of 18 secret prisons run by the United Arab Emirates or its allies. The UAE vigorously denied the allegations and said all prisons in government-controlled territory are run by… – International English News

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