Another tragic story: Brotherhood leaders, members kidnapped by Houthis

Protesters hold banners as they demonstrate against the deployment of armed militias of the Shi’ite Houthi movement in Yemeni cities, in Sana’a, Yemen, on November 1, 2014. (Reuters/Mohamed Al-Sayaghi).  This photo accompanied a story about Houthis targeting Muslin Brotherhood offices in November, 2014.

Al-Islah Party [Muslim Brotherhood’s branch in Yemen] said the 15 junior members and activists were kidnapped in different areas in Yemeni capital Sanaa.

It added on its website that the Houthis stormed its offices in Sanaa and stole their contents.

Earlier Saturday, a party member said Houthi militants had kidnapped three party leaders.

The kidnapped leaders included the head of the media office in the party and a former member of parliament, the source told on condition of anonymity…

More details here.

  • Minicapt

    Can’t quite make out the tragic aspect to this story; sorry.


    • Frau Katze


  • Norman_In_New_York

    Bring on the snacks! World Muslim Entertainment presents the 2015 Royal Rumble.

  • Canadian

    Tragic in what way?
    Interesting, yes…

    • Frau Katze

      An attempt at sarcasm….it didn’t come through?

      • Canadian

        I should have known….
        I had not looked at who posted it.