This is part two of a two-part series on the Houthis and women’s rights. Part one, published March 3, looked at how women in Sana’a have been affected since the Houthis’ takeover of the capital on Sept. 21. Part two, below, examines the difference between the movement’s professed values regarding women and how women are actually being treated, as well as the situation for women in other governorates under Houthi control, such as Sa’ada and Amran.
SANA’A, March 3—Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the former Saudi deputy counsel Monday morning after three years of captivity.
SANA’A, March 2—The Islah Party accused the Houthis on Sunday evening of kidnapping four of its leaders earlier that day. The Houthis claim the men were Al-Qaeda operatives.