Video: Yemeni cameraman films himself being wounded
September 20, 2011 12:29 PM ET
New video from The Telegraph
shows Yemeni journalist Hassan al-Wadhaf's footage of being hit
in the face by
sniper fire during protests in Sana'a. Al-Wadhaf, who is in critical condition,
works for the Arabic Media Agency.
In Houthi-controlled Yemen, silence, exile, or detention; at least 13 journalists held
December 28, 2017 9:45 AM ET
Torture. Denial of medical care. 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....
Press at risk as EU-based companies export surveillance software to hostile regimes
October 10, 2017 6:02 PM ET
In August, Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen told the daily newspaper Information that the government had authorized sales of online surveillance software to several Middle Eastern countries. While acknowledging the potential for human rights violations that could result from the use of these tools, the minister said that Denmark...
Collapse of state institutions leaves Yemeni journalists vulnerable
April 24, 2017 5:40 PM ET
A journalist dies mysteriously in Yemen after receiving threats because of his work, and the resulting autopsy raises more questions than answers. A columnist in the same country is sentenced to death on espionage charges in an opaque trial....
In March 2014, Sana'a University media student Hisham al-Yousifi stood next to Dar al-Hajar, a royal palace built on the precipice of a rock formation just outside the capital, and announced to the video camera, "Here, there are a lot of tourists!" But there were no tourists, just his...