A Yemeni child and his father are hostages
Based on the appeal letter from Ali Abdullah Saleh Al-Mahdi, Sohail’s father( 8 years old) , Seyaj
appealed the Caretaker Government, Ministers of Public Health and Foreign to make what is necessary
to pay the father’s indebtedness of the hospital to enable the child to complete his treatment according
to the national laws .
Sohail’s father’s appeal and his continuous calls to Seyaj explained that they were being detained in
Ablue hospital in India while the child health condition became worse.
The father has lost 7500$ ( all what he had), however, they have been detained in room No ( 3628)
until he pays the rest 3500$ while it is increasing everyday 250$.
According to the father’s letter, he could no longer get his own son to the hospital yard. The father
said that he contacted to the Yemeni Ambassador in India but she didn’t provide him any assistance
to make them pay the debt and leave the hospital to continue the treatment.
Issued by Seyaj organization for childhood protection
Yemen – Sana’a – 13th April 2011