Aden: 50 Detainees Announce Hunger Strike Inside UAE-Run Prison

Dozens of detainees in UAE-backed Bir Ahmed prison in Aden city have begun a hunger strike to protest their arbitrary detention and ill-treatment for the second day in a row.

The former leader of UAE-backed Southern Resistance, Adel al-Hassani, said that about 50 detainees in Bir Ahmed prison are subjected to inhumane treatment by the prison officials.

He stressed that the detainees, most of whom belong to the northern provinces, have declared an open hunger strike in protest at the ill-treatment by those in charge of the notorious prison since 2016.

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