Another Human Rights HORROR [Archives:1999/14/Local News]

April 5 1999

He was held on charges of theft. A common man from Al-Mahweet. The Director of Security applied all kinds of interrogation tactics. The man finally died in their hands as they applied their torture.
For a few days, they tried to hide the incident and approached the relatives in order to strike a deal.
Now, Yemen Times has found out about it. “We are putting together a file by piecing the facts. The security people are putting a black-out on information, but we will pursue the truth,” said Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf, Chief Editor of the Yemen Times.
The Attorney-General’s office remains tight-lipped about the incident. The Ministry of Interior is also refusing to provide any information.
Next week, Yemen Times will spill the beans.