Yemen: Release Arbitrarily Detained Judge: Abdulwahab Mohammad Qatran

Abdulwahab Mohammad Qatran, a Yemeni judge critical of the Huthi de facto authorities, was arbitrarily arrested by members of the Huthi security and intelligence service who broke into his house in Sana’a on 2 January 2024, threatened him and his family members, and interrogated them for long hours without the presence of a lawyer. The judge was then forcibly disappeared for three days. He has been placed in solitary confinement at the Huthi-controlled security and intelligence detention centre in Sana’a and is denied his right to a lawyer. He must be immediately and unconditionally released.

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