The head of the National Committee for Prisoners’ Affairs, Abdul Qader Al-Murtadha, denied the Saudi-led coalition’s mercenaries’ allegations about the prisoner Sami Al-Watiri, affirming that he is fine and the mercenaries’ claims that he was tortured to death are false.
In a statement, Al-Murtadha said that the prisoner Al-Watiri is in full health with us, and a short while ago he contacted his family and assured them that he is fine.
يدعي مرتزقة العدوان أن الأسير ( سامي الوتيري) تعرض للتعذيب لدينا حتى فارق الحياة.
نحن نؤكد أن هذا الخبر عارٍ عن الصحة جملةً وتفصيلاٍ ،
فالأسير لم يتعرض لأي نوع من التعذيب، وهو موجود لدينا بكامل صحته ، وقبل قليل قام بالتواصل بعائلته وأكد لهم أنه بخير .
كما نؤكد أن هذه الأخبار…
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Al-Murtadha explained that the fake news published by pro-coalition mercenaries comes within the framework of covering up the crimes they commit against their own prisoners and detainees.
He called for the formation of a committee from the United Nations to visit the prisons of each party and expose the treatment of our prisoners and the other side to put an end to violations to which prisoners are subjected to.
Al-Murtadha further called on the United Nations to form a committee to investigate these crimes and bring the perpetrators to justice