Houthi militias arrests relatives of women participating in demonstrations
10/9/2018 8:43:00 PM
الصحوة نت - خاص
Alsahwa Net- Houthi militias arrested during the past days relatives of women who participated in demonstrations against starvation polices adopted by the Houthis.
Local sources in Sana’a affirmed that the Houthis tighten security measures in Sana’a streets and entries in light of popular discontent over the Houthi policies and behaviors.
The sources affirmed that the chairman of their political council Mahdi al-Mashat held a meeting with security leaders and ordered them to severely crack down on any activists or oppositionists who call for demonstration.
Female protesters took into streets last week in Sana’a, protesting the Houthi economic policies that led to the impoverishment of Yemenis and the collapse of currency.
Houthis stormed into Sana’a University and arrested over female students who were participated in the protests. Some protesters were violently attacked.
Houthi militias further arrested on Saturday scores of Ibb University students and took them into the Political Security apparatus in Ibb.
Local sources told Alsahwa Net that the students were arrested due to Houthi fears that they were intending to arrange protests against starvation policies adopted by the Houthis.