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Yemen - Journalist released after three years in prison but put under house arrest

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is relieved that Abdul Ilah Haydar Shae, a journalist with the news agency Saba who had been held for the past three years, was released from prison yesterday. The media freedom organization nonetheless regrets that the Yemeni authorities settled for a half-measure and that they are insisting that Shae, a specialist in terrorism linked to the Al-Qaeda network, should spend the next two years under house arrest. Held since 16 August 2010, Shae was sentenced by (...)

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