Violations Cases Against Media in Yemen In July 2021

MFO in Yemen posted the monthly report “infographic” about the media freedom situation and what the journalists and media outlets face of abusive practices.

Last July, MFO recorded 6 violation cases ranging from a kidnap and detention case, 2 of threat and 2 cases of incitement and summons of a journalist to the Tribunal against publishing cases. The violations committed one case in each of governorates: Taiz, Hadramout, Sana’a, Aden and Emran.

Also, the report pointed at the parties who committed the violations against journalists in Yemen, which Yemeni Government has recorded 2 cases of violation against Houthi group, one case by the Transitional Council forces and another violation case by activists on social media against one of the journalists.

The Media Freedoms Observatory in Yemen is a monitoring and information platform aimed to disseminate all matters relating to freedom of opinion and expression in various regions of Yemen in a professional and independent manner, including the analyzing and advocating for journalists’ issues at the local and international levels.