In a video on Facebook, Ibtisam Abu Dunya had accused the Houthis of confiscating teachers' salaries and demanded payment
School teacher says Houthi gunmen broke into her home, beat her for criticizing the rebels on social media
School teacher and activist Ibtisam Abu Dunya accused Houthi gunmen of breaking into her home in Sana’a on Monday, before assaulting her and her children and looting their belongings inlcuding their phones.
Ibtisam said that Walid Ali Abu Dunya, her cousin and a leader of Houthi forces in Hajjah governorate, led the raid in response to a video she posted on Facebook criticizing the rebels. In the online clip, she accused the Houthis of confiscating teachers' salaries and demanded payment.
The tribe to which Ibtisam belongs, Bani Jahaf, demanded justice for the violation of her privacy while she was in her home.