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New York, April 9, 2015–The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for the immediate release of Raymond Lidal, a Norwegian freelance journalist who has been detained in Yemen for nearly two weeks, according to his friend and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Lidal’s case was not publicly reported until Wednesday night.
Beirut, March 18, 2015–Two gunmen today shot dead an award-winning journalist and politician outside his house in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a, local and international news outlets reported. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder.
Suppression Under the Cover of National Security By Mohamed Abdel Dayem Relying on an extensive network of sources in the military, government, and Islamist groups, Yemeni freelance journalist Abdulelah Shaea had become a frequent and pointed critic of the administration’s counterterrorism efforts. By July, President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s government had enough, dispatching security agents to…