Rasd Coalition Condemns the Bombing of the Houthis militia of the Leprosy Hospital in Taiz, Resulted in Casualties.

ACJ – Taiz

Yemen

27/06/2020

The Yemeni Coalition for Monitoring Human Rights Violations ” Rasd Coalition” condemns the horrific crime committed by the Houthis militia in the governorate of Taiz last Friday, 26 June 2020.


Rasd Coalition Condemns the Bombing of the Houthis militia of the Leprosy Hospital in Taiz, Resulted in Casualties.
 

The Yemeni Coalition for Monitoring Human Rights Violations ” Rasd Coalition” condemns the horrific crime committed by the Houthis militia in the governorate of Taiz last Friday, 26 June 2020.

According to the monitors of Rasd Coalition, Houthis militia fired two mortar shells at 5 p.m. from the north on the 60th Street, on Friday, to hit the northern front of the second floor in the leprosy hospital (female ward) and the second hit the first floor in the patients’ residence, caused damage on the building, and injuring three patients:
1- Abdul Hamid Abdo Saleh
2- Ali Muhammad Saleh Al-Otaifi.
3- Shoei Radief Ali Munji.


Rasd Coalition, considers the militia’s bombing of hospitals as a war crime according to international humanitarian law and a flagrant violation of international conventions and norms and, stressing that the health sector in Taiz Governorate has been subjected to several deliberate attacks by the Houthis, which affected the health services.


The Coalition call on the international organizations condemn theses violations and crimes, and to undertake the necessary measures to protect civilians, and civilian objects, including hospitals and health centers and spare them the consequences of the conflict.

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The source : Rasd Coalition for Monitoring Human Rights Violations

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