Disappeared, Tortured, and Bombed: This American’s Story Is a Microcosm of US Policy in Yemen
If Sharif Mobley ever makes it back home to the US, it will be no thanks to his government. Moreover, his story encapsulates six years of violent US intervention in Yemen in the name of fighting terror.
Family Beg For Help After Compound Holding US Citizen in Yemen is Bombed Again
The US government has managed to save one US citizen imprisoned in Yemen, say Sharif Mobley's family and lawyers, so why won't it help him? VICE News spoke to Mobley's sister.
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'They're Trying to Kill Me': US Citizen Imprisoned in Yemen Makes Desperate Call Home
Lawyers fear for the life of Sharif Mobley, a US citizen detained in Yemen since 2010, following a call to his sister on Thursday, where his final words are 'They're beating me with a stick.'
As Yemen Crumbled, a Disappeared US Detainee Called Home in Fear for His Life
Sharif Mobley has been detained in Yemen for five years — but his family and lawyer have no idea where he is, and US officials are barred by the privacy act from discussing any details they may or may not know.