YEMEN: Tortured for ransom

HAJJAH 12 March 2012 (IRIN) – The discovery of 70 battered men and women held captive in a remote area of Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate near the Saudi Arabian border has sparked an investigation into the torture and extortion of African immigrants by criminal gangs, say local authorities.

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