The return of 12 fishermen after two years of imprisonment in Saudi Arabia



The General Authority for Fisheries in the Red Sea and the Fishermen’s Chamber for Emergency and Development in Hodeidah province received on Tuesday 12 fishermen after they were detained for more than two years by the Saudi authorities as part of their arbitrary practices against Yemeni fishermen.

According to the Central Maritime Fisheries Operations Room, the Saudi aggression forces assaulted the fishermen while they were practicing their fishing activity north of the island of “Katama” by about 20 nautical miles, and detained their boats on October 29, 2019, and took them to one of its prisons, and practiced the most horrific means of torture, killing one citizen, and continued to torture them further, in flagrant violation of all human norms, systems, and values.