Houthis seize 20 workers of ACTED

Houthis seize 20 workers of ACTED

Alsahwa Net- The Iran-backed Houthi rebels have ben seizing 20 workers of the French Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED).

Minister of Local Administration Abdul-Raqeeb Fatah demanded  The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock to immediately intervene to protect staff of relief organizations working in the Houthi-run areas.

The Yemeni News Agency (Saba) sourced Fatah as saying that ACTED’s workers were prevented from leaving  Bani Qais directorate in Hajjah governorate, blocking the roads, investigating them and confiscating their passports.

He spelt out that their passports are still seized, requesting the United Nations to put an end to abuses practiced by the Houthis against relief organizations working in Yemen.




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