Category : Yemen
Will Obama keep Yemeni journalist in jail?
This week an order was for the release of imprisoned Yemeni journalist Abdul-Elah Haidar Shaye. But the last time this happened, Barack Obama stepped in and Shaye remained in jail. Will the reporter now walk free? Iona Craig
Film protests about much more than religion
Reducing the reaction to "The Innocence of Muslims" to merely an issue of hysterical reaction to blasphemy ignores deep unease at the US's role in the Arab world, says Myriam Francois-Cerrah
Yemeni journalist jailed for Facebook posts
A Yemeni court on Monday sentenced journalist Majed Karoot to one year in prison and fined him YR 200,000 for criticising local government officials on the popular social networking site Facebook. The director of corporate communications for the Al-Baida governorate, Mohammed Al-Karfoshi and his deputy, Kamal Al-Najar filed the complaint against posts made by the journalist […]