YEMEN Press Agency

Russia releases Yemeni students

SANAA, Nov. 20 (YPA) – The Russian government released on Thursday about 15 Yemeni students who had been detained in Moscow.

Sources familiar with the matter said that the releasing the students by the Russian security services after being arrested because of the protest rally that organized inside the Yemeni embassy to demand their rights.

Dozens of Yemeni students have held several protest rallies and sit-ins against the ambassador of the Saudi-backed exiled Hadi government in Moscow for nearly two years, demanding their financial dues and the formation of a committee to investigate into assaults against them.