For three weeks, the terrorist Houthi militia has imposed a stifling siege on the Abdiya district, south of Marib (east of the country).
The Yemeni Teachers Syndicate said that more than 183 families of male and female teachers have been living under an unjust and suffocating siege imposed by the Houthi militia on the directorate for more than three weeks.
In a statement, the Syndicate strongly condemned that systematic unjust siege, which caused the suspension of the educational process in 18 schools, the total of the besieged Al-Abdiyyah schools, and deprived more than (8392) male and female students from continuing their education, in addition to the suffering of more than 183 male and female teachers who support hundreds of families in the same directorate. .
The statement called on the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia, the international community, the United Nations, the International Organization for Education (ei), UNICEF, and all international human rights organizations to support the immediate and urgent legitimacy to rescue teachers, teachers and members of their families in particular, and all the people of Abdiya in general, by pressing towards lifting the siege, or opening corridors It is safe and under the supervision of international and human rights organizations in particular.
More than 183 families of male and female teachers are living within 5,000 families, the population of the Abdiya district in the Marib governorate of 35,000 people, including 9,000 children and 3,000 women, under an unjust and suffocating siege imposed by the Houthi militia on the district for more than three weeks.
As this unjust siege on slavery deprived thousands of families of the most basic necessities of life, including medicine, food and milk for children, which led to the death of three citizens due to the unjust siege, in a crime against humanity prohibited and criminalized by all international laws and heavenly laws.
In this regard, we, in the Yemeni Teachers Syndicate, strongly condemn and denounce this unjust and systematic siege, which caused the suspension of the educational process in 18 schools, the total of the besieged Al-Abdiyyah schools, and prevented more than (8392) male and female students from continuing their education, in addition to the suffering of more than 183 male and female teachers who support their families Hundreds of families in the same district.
As we in the Syndicate condemn this heinous crime, we appeal to His Excellency the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, to intervene urgently to save the people of Abdiya.
We call on the Arab coalition led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the international community, the United Nations, the International Education Organization (ei), UNICEF, and all international human rights organizations to provide immediate and urgent support for the legitimacy to save our fellow teachers, teachers and members of their families in particular, and all the people of Al-Abdiyyah in general, by pressing towards lifting the siege, Or open safe corridors under the supervision of international and human rights organizations, including them in particular.
As we declare our full solidarity with the besieged teachers and families of Abdiya, we denounce the international silence applied by countries, the United Nations and international human rights organizations regarding such a humanitarian crime against thousands of families.
We are also in the Yemeni Teachers Syndicate, and we appeal to all concerned internationally, regionally and locally to open safe corridors for the besieged. At the same time, we call on the International Education Organization (ei) and the education unions in Yemen, and all colleagues in the educational and educational field in all governorates as a whole to solidarity with full force and with all Kinds of solidarity, with fellow besieged teachers, their families, and all the people of Al-Abdiyyah.
In light of the unjust siege on slavery, we in the union are studying what can be done to escalate to the highest possible level in solidarity with our colleagues, fellow teachers and all the people of slavery.
And we call upon the legitimate leadership not to neglect the situation, and the need to move seriously and quickly to save the situation, lest it lead to negative and catastrophic repercussions on the besieged, and before this negatively reflects on the legitimacy itself.
And God is predominant over his command, and he is the helper of the oppressed.
Issued by the Yemeni Teachers Syndicate.
October 8 – 2021AD