Three collaborators sentenced to death in Sana’a

SANA’A – A court of first instance in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a has sentenced three people to the death penalty on charges of treason and collaboration with Saudi Arabia.

The court found all three defendants; Uqba Jamal Abdullah Nasser, Ali Saleh Abdulrab Ahmed al-Obeidi and Murad Hussein Saleh al-Obeidi; guilty of the charges pressed against them, and sentenced them to be executed for their crimes. The tribunal also ordered the confiscation of some of the accused possessions to repay damages done to the Republic by their actions.

Uqba Jamal Abdullah Nasser was found guilty of aiding and abetting the enemy by collaborating with Saudi Arabia with the goal of recruiting a small force of mercenaries meant to fight on behalf of the Saudi-led invaders in Ma’rib. The other defendants, Ali Saleh Abdulrab Ahmed al-Obeidi and Murad Hussein Saleh al-Obeidi, were found guilty of disclosing military information that aided the Saudi air force in carrying out bombing raids on Yemeni targets.

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Historian specializing in Arab history, Islamic studies and geopolitical analysis. Active in the anti-imperialist movement in Belgium

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