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Nearly Four Dozen Women Injured at a Rally Supporting Nobel Peace Prize Winner Tawakkol Karman

October 23, 2011

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YEMEN.— Nearly four dozen women were injured after government supporters attacked a rally celebrating Nobel Peace prize winner Tawakkol Karman. According to reports, pro-government supporters threw stones and bottles at the women as they marched in the south-western city of Ta’izz. “We were attacked by regime thugs with empty bottles and stones,” an organiser said. […]

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New Zealand Journalist Deported From Yemen While Reporting on Human Trafficking

July 6, 2011

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YEMEN.— New Zealand journalist, Glen Johnson, arrested in Yemen last month has been released and deported to the United Arab Emirates. New Zealand freelance reporter, Glen Johnson, was arrested on June 25 while investigating a story on the human trafficking trade from Africa to the Middle East. On Friday, a Yemeni official stated that Johnson had been […]

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