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Spotlight: Yemen

Houthis detain outspoken Yemeni activist Hisham al-Omeisy

Houthis detain outspoken Yemeni activist Hisham al-Omeisy

Al-Omeisy, 38, has been an important voice in Yemen. He has used social media, tweeting in English and Arabic, to report on and analyze events in real-time, including airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition supporting the government of President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

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  • Yemeni journalists injured in airstrike
  • Yemeni journalists injured in airstrike

    Shawqi Hussein, a reporter for the broadcaster Al-Maseerah, and cameraman Kamal al-Kabsi were injured in an airstrike on July 30, 2017, in the Shabwa province town of Bayhan, Yahya al-Kabsi, a graphic designer in Al-Maseerah's Beirut office, told CPJ.

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  • NGOs demand release of journalists held by Huthi forces in Yemen
  • NGOs demand release of journalists held by Huthi forces in Yemen

    The Huthi and allied forces should immediately and unconditionally release ten Yemeni journalists detained arbitrarily without charge or trial, said nine NGOs, on the second anniversary of their detention.

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