YEMEN Press Agency

Authorities in Sanaa release Baha’i prisoners, including leader Haydara

SANAA, Aug. 1 (YPA) – Local authorities in the capital Sanaa have released the leader of the Baha’i minority in Yemen Hamed bin Haydara and several other Baha’i prisoners on Thursday, an official told Saba News Agency.

According to the official, the released came in accordance to the orders issued by the president of the supreme political council, Mahdi al-Mashat.

He added: “We hope this move will be met with more respect to effective laws and the public system in the country.”