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April 26 2007

SANA'A, April 24 ) Shaef Al-Haimi, a citizen residing in Sana'a, disclosed his ordeal in a month's detention at the National Security as he was accused of stealing a police officer's cell phone.

Al-Haimi, who appeared unable to move, talked about the goings-on at the detention during a symposium organized Monday by rights groups and civil society organizations. The citizen noted police officers threatened to torture his family in case he disclosed the goings-on at the detention.

Al-Haimi said seven police officers from the National Security arrested him at midnight and led him to detention with his eyes folded on charges of stealing a mobile phone that belongs to one of them.

“As I was crying out in pain