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On 3 September 2015, a group of Houthi rebels convened a meeting at al-Najah School in the al-Haima district of Bani Waleed, a village, 72 kilometres west of Yemen’s capital, Sanaa.
The truth is in danger. Working with reporters and writers around the world, Index continually hears first-hand stories of the pressures of reporting, and of how journalists are too afraid to write or broadcast because of what might happen next.
"I invite people like this: I just say – you paint now." That's how it works with artist Murad Subay.
In 2011, artist Murad Subay took to the streets of Yemen’s capital, Sana’a to protest the country’s dysfunctional economy and institutionalised corruption
Iona Craig shared her story of working as a journalist in one of the world's worst countries for press freedom
It can be tough telling innocent hacks from violent insurrectionaries. Index on Censorship is here to help
Abdul-Elah Haider Shaye was freed last night in Yemen after being kept in prison for three years at the request of Barack Obama. Iona Craig reports
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 reports
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
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