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Yemen: reporter banned for life
Munir Al Mawari was sentenced on 31 October to two years in prison and given a lifelong ban on practising journalism for libelling President Ali Abdallah Saleh. In the same case, editor Samir Jubran received a suspended one-year prison sentence and a ban on practising journalism for a year. Both men work for the independent […]
03 Nov 09

Munir Al Mawari was sentenced on 31 October to two years in prison and given a lifelong ban on practising journalism for libelling President Ali Abdallah Saleh. In the same case, editor Samir Jubran received a suspended one-year prison sentence and a ban on practising journalism for a year. Both men work for the independent weekly newspaper Al Madar. Al Mawari had written an article in Al Madar criticising the conduct of the war against Shiite rebels in the north of the country. (RSF)

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