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Yemen: Further information: Arbitrarily detained British national released: Luke Symons

Index Number: MDE 31/5510/2022

On 24 April, the Huthi de facto authorities released 30-year-old British national Luke Symons along with 13 other foreign detainees. Luke Symons was arbitrarily detained on 4 April 2017 by the Huthis at a security checkpoint in Ta’iz, a city in southwestern Yemen, on the grounds that he “possessed a British passport.” He spent five years in detention without charge or trial.

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