Republic of Yemen: Medical letter writing action: amputations

Republic of Yemen: Medical letter writing action: amputations

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Index Number: MDE 31/001/1991
Date Published: 22 September 1991
Categories: Middle East And North Africa, Yemen

On 13 August 1991 the following five men had their right hand amputated in public in the town of Sana'a as punishment for the crime of theft: al-'Azi Muhammad 'Abdullah Mihib for allegedly stealing 12 cars; Hussein 'Abdullah 'Ali Suhail for allegedly stealing 10 cars; 'Ali Muhammad 'Ali Hassan for allegedly breaking into 13 houses; 'Abdullah Ghalib Jubran allegedly for house breaking and breaking into five shops; and Sa'eed Salih Sa'eed allegedly for house breaking


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