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Journalist Saber al-Haidari killed in Yemen car bombing

New York, June 16, 2022 – All parties to the conflict in Yemen must stop targeting members of the press and ensure that journalist killings are fully investigated and those responsible are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On Wednesday, June 15, a bomb planted in the car of Saber al-Haidari,…

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A general view of Aden, Yemen on February 16, 2018. Violence, famine and disease have ravished the country of some 28 million, which was already the Arab world's poorest before the conflict began. Yemeni journalist Mazen al-Shaabi was attacked by unknown gunmen while driving home the evening of July 23, according to reports. (AP/Nariman El-Mofty)

Yemeni journalist assaulted near Aden

New York, July 27, 2018–Yemeni authorities should credibly investigate the attack on Mazen al-Shaabi, a reporter for United Arab Emirates-funded Sharjah TV, and ensure that journalists operating in areas under their control can work freely and safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Al-Shaabi was attacked by unknown assailants the evening of July 23…

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The southern port city of Aden. Armed attackers in the Yemeni city raided a media foundation and set fire to the presses used to publish two newspapers. (Reuters/Fawaz Salman)

Armed attackers set fire to Yemen media foundation printing press

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 Foundation on March 1 and set fire…

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Norwegian freelance journalist held in Yemen

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.

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Separate attacks injure 5 Yemeni journalists, relatives

New York, April 26, 2013–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns a series of serious assaults on the Yemeni press that have left at least five journalists or their family members injured.

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