Hisham Bashraheel, editor of a newspaper in Yemen, has been released on bail, after being detained without charge for almost three months. His two adult sons are still in custody, and have not yet been charged with any offence. Their detention may be solely due to the newspaperâ€™s coverage of protests in southern Yemen.
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Ahwazi Arab teachers nearing execution (FU 137/12)
Imprisoned teachers Hadi Rashedi and Hashem Sha’bani Amouri, have been transferred to an unknown location, which suggests their executions may be imminent.
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