30 Jul '16, 2pm

Lawsuit: American was tortured, killed by Houthi rebels in Yemen

Lawsuit: American was tortured, killed by Houthi rebels in Yemen

Related US citizen dies in battle-torn Yemen A Virginia man has died in war-torn Yemen, the State Department confirmed Monday. CHESAPEAKE, Va. (Tribune News Service) — Houthi rebels tortured and killed a Chesapeake man in Yemen last year after detaining and accusing him and another American contractor of being spies after they arrived in the war-torn country on a United Nations plane, according to a federal lawsuit by the men’s families. The complaint filed this month in Washington accuses the Syrian and Iranian governments of sponsoring terrorism by providing material support to the Houthis, a Shiite rebel group. The court document provides the first detailed account of John Hamen’s capture and death, which first was made public in November when his wife posted on Facebook that the Army veteran and father of seven had died in captivity within weeks of arriving in the Midd...

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