Anwar al-Rakan

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Houthis detain at least three more journalists in late June and early July

July 10, 2018 5:51 PM ET

The Ansar Allah movement, commonly known as the Houthis, detained at least three current and former Yemeni journalists--Iyad al-Wasmani, Abdulsalam al-Doaiss, and Abed al-Jaradi--between June 27 and July 7, 2018, according to news reports and the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate....

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Anwar al-Rakan

June 19, 2018 6:05 PM ET

Anwar al-Rakan died June 2, 2018, in Taiz Governorate, Yemen, two days after being released by the Ansar Allah movement, commonly known as the Houthis, according to a statement from the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate sent to CPJ and to news...

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Journalist dies soon after release from Houthi detention

June 12, 2018 12:33 PM ET

New York, June 12, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the UN Security Council to investigate the case of a Yemeni journalist who died from torture while detained by Houthi rebels, according to Nabil Alosaidi, co-chair of...

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