It's a humid August day in Yemen's besieged Taiz, when Dr Abdulkader al-Guneid, a physician and the former mayor of the city, is suddenly shaken by the forced entry of armed militants into his home. "Death to America, death to Israel!" they chant, as they recklessly charge into the home of the Yemeni surgeon-turned-activist less than a year after they captured the capital, Sanaa, and spread into other major cities. "They looted my house, terrified my wife, and took me away,"
More than 16,000 people have been abducted by Houthi rebels since the group seized control of the Yemeni capital in 2014, a new report suggests, with thousands still missing as the war surpasses its second year. Civilians, activists, academics and politicians remain under Houthi arrest in undisclosed locations around the war-torn country, according to the newly-published Rights Radar report entitled Yemen: Victims Behind Bars. “The amount of people abducted and detained by th