Houthis train children of al-Mahweet on fighting

Houthis train children of al-Mahweet on fighting

Alsahwa Net- The Iran-backed Houthi rebels have intensified their recruitment of children in the governorate of al-Mahweet with the aim of reinforcing their battlefields in Hodeida and Hajjah governorate, local sourced told Alsahwa Net.

The sources affirmed that the so-called head of the revolutionary committees Mohammed al-Houthi visited al-Mahweet to oversee the recruitment.

They further emphasized that dozens of recruited children were sent during the past days to Hodeida.

Yemeni families are always shocked when sons are brought back to them as corpses after they are abducted by the Houthis, mostly from schools, the sources added.

Human Rights Minister the Houthis of recruiting 25,000 children and involving them in their senseless wars.

“The Houthis had admitted that they recruited 18,000 children, but the real figure is more than that” he added.

 “In late December 2018, a roadmap was signed to end the child soldiers recruitment with UNICEF because the phenomenon of child recruitment largely spread” he went on.

He highly praised efforts exerted by the UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths to end the Yemen war, calling Russia and the international community to put pressures on the Houthis to implement the Stockholm agreement.

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