July 20, 2024
Violations of children and women in Yemen at the hands of the Houthi militia, and Biden’s decision to remove the Houthis from the terrorist list a “gamble”?
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Violations of children and women in Yemen at the hands of the Houthi militia, and Biden’s decision to remove the Houthis from the terrorist list a “gamble”?

By George Najjar 

The most dangerous adventure would encourage the Houthi militia, which is linked to Iran, to continue committing serious violations against Yemeni women, kidnapping dozens of its daughters and sexually exploiting them in secret centers, recruiting children and trafficking human organs for the wounded.

If the Houthi gang welcomes Biden’s decision to remove it from the list of terrorism, and Iran considers it a license to its policy in the Gulf region, there is an Arab and international condemnation, of the type of what is happening now in Geneva, for all patterns of human trafficking and question marks about the vision that the Biden administration relied on in announcing the removal of the Ansar Allah group. Houthis are on the list of terrorist organizations. The Houthis have escalated their violence with the new Marib offensive in February and increased attacks on Saudi Arabia, following the announcement of FTO removal, THUS WELCOMING the removal. However, even the legitimate Yemen government has not designated Houthis as an FTO, although KSA has them listed.

To remember, US Senator and Republican Senator Tom Cotton said that President Biden and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken may believe that a goodwill gesture towards the Houthis will lead to peace, but the Houthis have ignored the peace process for years and refused to respect the ceasefire, according to him, as Nabil Fadel, head of the organization, warned The Yemeni Organization for Combating Human Trafficking confirmed that the Houthi militia, which is linked to Iran, is committing serious violations against women in Sanaa, and kidnapping dozens of them. The organization confirmed that the Houthis are practicing, in an unprecedented way in the country’s history, the worst forms of torture against abducted women.

For her part, the lawyer and national security specialist Irina Tsukerman described the Houthis as the most daring in their opposition to the basic rights and freedoms of women and the practice of various means. in the conference that took place at the event organized by the Yemeni Coalition of Independent Women in Geneva, on Monday, June 28th, on the sidelines of the 47th UNHCR session.

Irina said that the Houthi ideology is not new, as it is rooted in ancient practices and some extremist tribal traditions, but it is fueled by the Khomeinist model, which employs women as part of systematic oppression against other women. Increasingly, the Houthis have become more like ISIS in tarnishing their reputation and erasing women’s identities and ability. To participate in the open space, not to mention defending themselves against violations, adding: There are dozens if not hundreds of women being held without charge in Houthi secret prisons, subjected to torture and brutal humiliation, and some are kidnapped after refusing to become informants or join the Zainabiyat-style groups. Iranian

In conclusion, international and regional parties from Geneva and abroad are discussing the Biden administration’s decision to remove the name of the Houthi group from the list of terrorist organizations, and Washington’s quest to end the war in Yemen through a gamble and an adventure with uncalculated consequences because the terrorist Houthi group is exploiting the humanitarian crisis to pass its “Iranian” project in Yemen. And with it the regional parties: Is Washington flirting with Tehran?

To remember, US Senator and Republican Senator Tom Cotton said that President Biden and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken may believe that a goodwill gesture towards the Houthis will lead to peace, but the Houthis have ignored the peace process for years and refused to respect the ceasefire, according to him, as Nabil Fadel, head of the organization, warned The Yemeni Organization for Combating Human Trafficking confirmed that the Houthi militia, which is linked to Iran, is committing serious violations against women in Sanaa, and kidnapping dozens of them. The organization confirmed that the Houthis are practicing, in an unprecedented way in the country’s history, the worst forms of torture against abducted women.

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