ANSAR ALLAH/HOUTHI MOVEMENT
Houthi forces have killed at least 105 civilians from local tribes in Kushar District this past month in targeted attacks and indiscriminate shelling . Civilians are protected from attack by customary IHL rules 3 and 6.
Aid workers report that they are being threatened in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen. One aid worker was detained by Houthi forces in January and released on February 16. Impeding humanitarian aid is a violation of rule 55 section B, and rule 99 forbids the arbitrary deprivation of liberty.
On February 19, eight civilians were killed and ten were injured by shelling in the al-Matinah area of Tuhayta District in Hudaydah Governorate. This is a violation of rules 3 and 6, which prohibit harming civilians.