UN urges Yemen Houthi court to review 30 death sentences

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Thirty men were sentenced to death by Houthi authorities in Yemen this week amid credible allegations that many were tortured during three years of politically-motivated detention, the U.N. human rights office said on Friday.

It urged the Appellate Court in the Houthi-held capital of Sanaa, which is due to review the ruling, to take into account the serious allegations and violations of their right to a fair trial and due process in the lower court.

The specialised first instance criminal court handed down the death sentences on Tuesday, U.N....


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UN urges Yemen Houthi court to review 30 death sentences


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