About 100 Yemeni child soldiers rehabilitated
12/5/2018 1:13:00 AM
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Alsahwa Net- Spokesman of the Arab Coalition Turki al-Maliki has stated that 102 children, who were recruited by the Houthis, were rehabilitated.
A former Houthi leader Ibrahim al-Sahmi, who has lately surrendered himself to the Yemeni army, has admitted that children are thrown to front lines, affirming that they are threatened with murder in case they retreat.
Al-Shami revealed that a number of Houthi leaders came from Saada to fight in Hodeida, noting that all those leaders hide in back lines and their duties are to purge Houthi fighters who retreat from battlefields.
Meanwhile, the Houthi militias have authorized scores of Houthi clerics to recruit children in Sana’a schools, local sources in Sana’a told Alsahwa Net.
Many Yemeni families from different governorates complain that their children are taken by the Houthis ,without their permission, to fight in different fighting fronts.
The sources said that the Houthi-appointed Governor of Sana’a Hamoud Obad personally supervise the recruitment and mobilization processes.
Yemeni rights groups have issued reports in which they affirmed that one third of the Houthi fighters are under 18 year.