Category : Yemen

Murad Subay: Yemen’s war makes a month feel like a year

The Index award winner talks about the war in Yemen, president Trump's travel ban his involvement in a prize for aspiring artists from around the world

Artist Murad Subay worries about the future for Yemen’s children

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.

Risky business: Journalists around the world under direct attack

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.

Untitled, @MuradSubay, 14/4/16

"I invite people like this: I just say – you paint now." That's how it works with artist Murad Subay.

#IndexAwards2016: Murad Subay sheds light on human cost of Yemen’s war

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

#Index100: Unveiling this year’s 100 global free speech heroes

A graffiti artist who paints murals in war-torn Yemen, a jailed Bahraini academic and the Ethiopia’s Zone 9 bloggers are among those listed among this year’s #Index100 global free expression heroes.

Yemen: The persecution of journalists continues unabated

Iona Craig shared her story of working as a journalist in one of the world's worst countries for press freedom

Index Freedom of Expression Awards: Journalism nominee Abdulelah Haider Shaye

Yemeni journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye has produced critical investigative reports on the US military’s activities in Yemen, including drone attacks.

How to spot the difference between a terrorist and a journalist

It can be tough telling innocent hacks from violent insurrectionaries. Index on Censorship is here to help

Yemeni journalist released from prison

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

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 reports

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