Yemen’s delegate to the United Nations confirms that Houthi militias have recruited more than 30,000 children

Yemen (news now) 02/09/2022 20:28

Children recruited into the Houthi militia face the most heinous types of violations

  • Houthi militias brainwash them in what are called “cultural courses” and fill them with sectarian and extremist ideas.
  • Call for a review of monitoring and control mechanisms for violations against children
Yemen’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Minister Plenipotentiary Marwan Noman, revealed, “The number of children recruited into the Houthi militia has reached more than 30,000 children and they face the most heinous types of violations through brainwashing in so-called “cultural courses” and mobilizing them with sectarian and extremist ideas before being pushed into them in the crematoria of death to fight the Yemenis to serve the militias’ goals.”
In Yemen’s statement, delivered during the meetings of the Executive Board of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) held in New York, Noman called for a review of the monitoring and control mechanisms for violations against children in areas under the control of the Houthi militia, as the statistics provided by these mechanisms are still far from Indeed.
He stressed that the Yemeni government attaches importance to joint cooperation with UNICEF, and to creating a partnership that would provide care for children in Yemen, protect them and ensure their future in light of the challenges and exceptional circumstances the country is going through as a result of the unjust war it is waging. Houthi militia Iran supported the Yemeni people, which greatly affected the lives and future of the children.
Yemen’s statement referred to the practices and violations of the Houthi militia against childhood and the exploitation of the economic and humanitarian conditions of Yemeni families to recruit children and throw them into the fighting fronts.
He pointed out that the Yemeni government, in cooperation with UNICEF, is working to implement the action plan to end and prevent the use of children in the armed conflict signed between the Yemeni government and the United Nations in 2014, as well as the implementation of the road map to implement this plan, efforts to address the Corona pandemic and immunize the population, in addition to supporting infrastructure projects To reduce the causes of the spread of cholera and epidemics.

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