Member of the Supreme Political Council, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, revealed on Thursday that nearly 500 prisoners have been released.
This coincides with the continuation of the prisoner release campaign launched before the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Al-Houthi said in a tweet that “the release campaign is still going on at the directives of the Attorney General.”
الافراجات متواصلة من قبل النائب العام وقد تم الافراج عن اكثر من خمسمائة مسجون ولازال في زيارة ميداني لمتابعة العمل
— محمد علي الحوثي (@Moh_Alhouthi) March 16, 2022
The release comes as part of Sayyid Abduli-Malik al-Houthi’s orders, ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, in which he preached forgiveness and solidarity with prisoners.