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.