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updated Sat. April 21, 2018

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Khalil Alomari, a Yemeni journalist, said he has confidence in Tareq and his forces. "We believe in commander Tareq and his combat ... Yemen, and such a reality acts as a catalyst for unending strife. The writer is a Yemeni journalist, reporting from Yemen, whose identity we are protecting for their security.

Speaking to Yemeni journalist, cameraman and filmmaker Abdulaziz Muhammad al-Sabri, he explained that he continues to be affected “psychologically and negatively to this day” and has “had difficulties recovering from it”. Al-Sabri was kidnapped twice, in one instance being held in chains for 15 days.
Nabil Al-Sharabi, a Yemeni journalist focusing on economic affairs, said the war has led families to break the stereotypes about the work of women. "When a family loses its source of income and when the male breadwinner cannot provide, women have no choice but to work and earn," said Al-Sharabi.
"Journalists in Yemen would appear to be at risk everywhere — on the street, in their homes and their places of work," its deputy executive director, Robert ... In late February, Yemeni journalist Awad Kashmim went missing in the government-controlled port city of Mukalla after criticising journalists who had ...
"Journalists in Yemen would appear to be at risk everywhere - on the street, in their homes and their places of work," its deputy executive director, Robert ... In late February, Yemeni journalist Awad Kashmim went missing in the government-controlled port city of Mukalla after criticizing Journalists who ... gunmen

"If the Saudis want to defeat the Houthis in Sanaa like they say, they should target the military. They don't have to bomb civilian houses or destroy our infrastructure. There is no excuse to bomb civilians," said Sanaa-based Yemeni journalist Ahmad Algohbary. "Children are scared of the bombing and the ... gunmen
"Journalists in Yemen would appear to be at risk everywhere -- on the street, in their homes and their places of work," said CPJ Deputy Executive ... close to the country's internationally recognized government and Vice President Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, Yemeni Journalists Syndicate co-chair Nabeel Alosaidi ... gunmen
Unfortunately, the crackdown was fast to silence him and throw him behind the bars. Reporters without Borders quoted Nabeel Al Osaidi, the co-president of the Yemeni Journalists' Syndicate as saying the authorities are refusing to admit they are holding Kashmim, which therefore regards him as "missing.". gunmen
In a video purportedly captured by Al-Shomou security cameras and widely shared by Yemeni journalists on Twitter, armed men wearing masks are seen ... In late February, Yemeni journalist Awad Kashmim went missing in the government-controlled port city of Mukalla after criticizing journalists who had ... gunmen
New York, March 6, 2018 - Yemeni authorities in Aden should investigate an attack on a media foundation's office and ensure that journalists working in areas under their control can operate freely and safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Armed men raided the offices of al-Shomou ... gunmen
Houthi rebels on Sunday released two Yemeni journalists after nearly two years of detention, according to a Yemen NGO. “The two journalists were set free two years after being abducted in Dhamar, some 100 km south of Sanaa,” Hussein al-Sufi, head of the National Organization of Yemeni Media (SADA) ... gunmen
Houthi rebels on Sunday released two Yemeni journalists after nearly two years of detention, according to a Yemen NGO. "The two journalists were set free two years after being abducted in Dhamar, some 100 km south of Sanaa," Hussein al-Sufi, head of the National Organisation of Yemeni Media ...
The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged the release of Yemeni journalist Awad Kashmeem after he was detained for criticising the UAE's role in the ... CPJ's Mideast coordinator Sherif Mansour said that "Kashmeem's arbitrary detention shows that there is truly no safe space for journalists in Yemen.
"Awad Kashmeem's arbitrary detention by Yemeni authorities, with the backing of the coalition, shows that there is truly no safe space for journalists in Yemen," CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator Sherif Mansour said from Washington D.C. "Authorities in Hadramout should release ...
Yemen's Houthi rebels have released Hisham al-Omeisy, a journalist who was detained by the Iran-backed rebel group in Sanaa last August. Tags: Hisham al-Omeisy, Houthi rebels, Yemen war, freedom of speech. Yemen's Houthi rebels have released journalist Hisham al-Omeisy, who was detained ... Yemeni
United Nations officials say Yemen will face the world's largest famine in decades if the Saudi-led coalition refuses to lift its blockade on deliveries of aid. On Monday, the coalition shut air, land and sea routes into Yemen after Houthi rebels fired a missile that was intercepted near the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Yemeni

Prominent Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser has been denied entry to the United States to accept an award, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. In September, the CPJ announced that it would present its 2017 International Press Freedom award to Nasser, who has been living in exile in ... Yemeni
Comment: Winner of the International Free Press Award, Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser has so far been banned from entering the US to receive her ... The CPJ explained that, from the Arab region, they had chosen Yemen this year, in order to shine a light on the conditions in which Yemeni journalists work ... Yemeni
Air strikes killed some 15 people in Yemen's south-western city Taiz yesterday, Associated Press reported. A civilian house in the Dimnat Khadir district was stuck by a missile according to tribal officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. The area has been subject to fierce fighting between Saudi-led ... Yemeni
The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged the release of Yemeni journalist Awad Kashmeem after he was detained for criticising the UAE's role in the ... CPJ's Mideast coordinator Sherif Mansour said that "Kashmeem's arbitrary detention shows that there is truly no safe space for journalists in Yemen. Yemeni
Yemeni journalist and human rights activist Tawakkol Karman pledged to follow the United Nations and other international communities to make sure that Myanmar is tried at the International Criminal Court. “As members of the Nobel Women's Initiative we will follow them until they are tried,” she said. Yemeni
Yemen's Houthi rebels have released Hisham al-Omeisy, a journalist who was detained by the Iran-backed rebel group in Sanaa last August. Tags: Hisham al-Omeisy, Houthi rebels, Yemen war, freedom of speech. Yemen's Houthi rebels have released journalist Hisham al-Omeisy, who was detained by ... Yemeni
Some 41 Yemeni journalists have been held captive by Houthi fighters at the television station in Sana'a, Al Jazeera reported today. Rocket-propelled grenades were fired towards the Yemen Today TV headquarters on Saturday before it was raided by the Houthis, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said. Yemeni
As a country, Yemen was able to reserve its place in the region as one that displayed significant strides towards having free media, and Yemeni journalists were able to practice their profession – especially online – with freedoms that were not found in the region. For example, the Yemeni media's pluralism ... Yemeni
Yemeni Journalists' Syndicate condemned the campaign against reporter Waam al-Soufi and issued a statement saying it had been notified that the ... Geneva-based Yemeni SAM Liberties and Rights organization, reported six new violations against Yemeni journalists including threats, termination of ... Yemeni
Dubai: The Saudi-led coalition rescued two French journalists on Thursday who had gone missing in an area of Yemen held by the Iran-aligned Al Houthi group, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television reported. The channel said the two women had been “kidnapped” by the Al Houthis on November 2 while ... Yemeni
United Nations officials say Yemen will face the world's largest famine in decades if the Saudi-led coalition refuses to lift its blockade on deliveries of aid. On Monday, the coalition shut air, land and sea routes into Yemen after Houthi rebels fired a missile that was intercepted near the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Yemeni
Prominent Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser says she has obtained a visa to enter the United States, after twice being denied, so she can accept an award next month from the Committee to Protect Journalists. "We did it! I got the visa!" Nasser wrote on Twitter. She added an embassy officer said the visa was ... Yemeni
Prominent Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser has been denied entry to the United States to accept an award, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. In September, the CPJ announced that it would present its 2017 International Press Freedom award to Nasser, who has been living in exile in ... Yemeni
Comment: Winner of the International Free Press Award, Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser has so far been banned from entering the US to receive her ... The CPJ explained that, from the Arab region, they had chosen Yemen this year, in order to shine a light on the conditions in which Yemeni journalists work ... Yemeni
At a time when the voices of Yemeni journalists and media are most needed, they are instead being silenced by the different warring parties. “In light of the war, journalists have been targeted deliberately and systematically because of their work”, Sweden-based Yemeni blogger and journalist Afrah Nasser ... Yemeni
With one hand holding the hose for hookah and the other his beeping cell phone, a conversation with Mohammed al-Qadhi is constantly interrupted. He swiftly takes a glance at his cell phone and says, “Excuse me, it's breaking news I must send this to my editors.” He grabs his phone and he begins tapping ... Yemeni
Repeated interrogations and accusations of collaborating with enemies: Yemeni journalist Youssef Ajlan's story of his detention, which lasted over a year, hews closely to those of many journalists imprisoned for their work. This month, CPJ published its annual prison census, which found that governments ... Yemeni
The climate of hostility towards journalists in Yemen predates the emergence of the Houthis. Before the rebel group took ... The Houthis willful disruption of the internet will make it significantly more difficult for Yemeni journalists to send their dispatches from the ground to the rest of the world. Prolonged and ... Yemeni
As a country, Yemen was able to reserve its place in the region as one that displayed significant strides towards having free media, and Yemeni journalists were able to practice their profession – especially online – with freedoms that were not found in the region. For example, the Yemeni media's pluralism ... Yemeni
Recognition was given to two past recipients who were killed: Pavel Sheremet, Ukraine, and Javier Valdez Cardenas, Mexico. Nasser told the gathering, “For me, being here is not to represent Yemeni journalists only, but all Yemenis who feel abandoned by world leaders and international media that are ... Yemeni
"It is not only for me; it goes to all Yemeni journalists who are behind bars and who refuse to be part of the propaganda system," Nasser told Al ... Yemeni
Dubai: The Saudi-led coalition rescued two French journalists on Thursday who had gone missing in an area of Yemen held by the ... Yemeni
While Nasser has done much of reporting from her home in Sweden, Yemeni journalists working on the ground face much graver obstacles. Yemeni
Yahya al-Jubaihi, 61 years-old, is a writer and journalist. He is member of the Arab Journalists' Association and Yemeni Journalists' Syndicate. Yemeni
Prominent Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser says she has obtained a visa to enter the United States, after twice being denied, so she can accept ... Yemeni
“In the meantime, I want my story to help raise the profile of other Yemeni journalists, working hard to make the world understand the brutal ... Yemeni
In the meantime, I want my story to help raise the profile of other Yemeni journalists, working hard to make the world understand the brutal ... Yemeni
In 2011, Sirleaf was awarded Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni journalist Tawakkol Karman for ... Yemeni
Yemeni journalist Hamdan al-Ali has written how Houthi activists and those sympathizing with them, from among the Khomeini supporters in ... Yemeni
Aden- Journalists in Yemen are the subject to ongoing oppression and tragic setback as insurgency militias exercise brutal authority inhibiting ... Yemeni
The Yemeni Journalists Syndicate said on Wednesday that Houthi militias in Sanaa kidnapped two prominent journalists who support their ally, ... Yemeni
The Yemeni Journalists Syndicate has condemned the violations of the Houthi militias and their ally, ousted President Saleh, against journalists ... Yemeni
Shawqi Hussein, a reporter for the broadcaster Al-Maseerah, and cameraman Kamal al-Kabsi were injured in an airstrike on July 30, 2017, ... Yemeni


 

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