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Yemen - Government closes two news media, police attack journalists

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Two news media owned by former President Ali Abdallah Saleh that have a reputation for tendentious news reporting – Al-Yemen Al-Youm TV and the Al-Yemen Al-Youm newspaper – were raided and closed on 11 June by members of the presidential guard. Sultan Al-Barakani, the deputy general-secretary of the ruling General People's Congress told Agence France-Presse that "President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi took the decision to close them with the cabinet's approval. The GPC is also the former former (...)

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