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Yemen: Two years on, journalist still behind bars after alleging US cluster bomb use

Headline Title:  Yemen: Journalist still behind bars after alleging US cluster bomb use 15 August 2012 The Yemeni authorities must set aside the conviction of a journalist imprisoned after he alleged US involvement in fatal air strikes in the country – including the use of cluster bombs – and release him, Amnesty International said today. Thursday marks two years since Abdul Ilah Haydar Shayi’, an investigative journalist specializing in counter-terrorism affairs, was arrested at his home in the Yemeni capital Sana’a, on charges of links to al-Qa’ida. He has been behind bars ever since.On…

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