TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Prisoners and People at Risk • Yemen •
April 14, 2011

(UA 03/10) Newspaper Editor Released on bail


Hisham Bashraheel, editor of a newspaper in Yemen, has been released on bail, after being detained without charge for almost…

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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 newspaper’s coverage of protests in southern Yemen.