Violations Cases Against Media in Yemen In Jan

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 January, MFO recorded 6 violation cases ranging from one case of injury to 2 cases

 of arrest, one case of assault, one case of intrusion into a media organization and one case of summons to the prosecutor’s office. The violations committed in Sana’a of 2 cases, 2 in Taiz and another case in Ma’reb and Hadramout.

Also, the report pointed at the parties who committed the violations against journalists, which Houthi group committed 3 violation cases, 2 cases practiced by influential and one violation case by Yemeni government.


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.