Top Stories The Journalists Syndicate condemns the detention of the photographer Al-Ghabri in Sana’a and the raiding of two radio stations in Aden and the arrest of their director

The Journalists Syndicate condemns the detention of the photographer Al-Ghabri in Sana’a and the raiding of two radio stations in Aden and the arrest of their director





The Yemeni Journalists Syndicate condemned what the photographer, Abdul Rahman Al-Ghabri, was subjected to by the coup militias in the capital, Sanaa, which is under its control.

The Syndicate said that it received a report from a colleague, Al-Ghabri, a member of the Syndicate, stating that he and a special team were prevented from filming in Old Sana’a while they were on a mission to shoot a film about the aesthetic features of Yemen. .

The Syndicate denounced the arbitrary measures that many journalists and correspondents complain about in Sana’a, holding all militias responsible, and demanding the speedy delivery of the work team’s cameras and supplies.

The Journalists Syndicate renewed its rejection of the illegal regulation imposed by the Houthi-controlled Ministry of Information to tighten procedural and financial restrictions on journalists and correspondents, in clear violation of the Press and Publications Law and the Constitution of the Republic of Yemen.

The Yemeni Journalists Syndicate called for ending all restrictions on journalistic and creative work.

In a separate statement, The union condemned the raid by security forces affiliated with the Security Belt in Aden, the headquarters of two Adeniya radio stationsfm And Bandar Aden, last Monday, and suspended work on them, and arrested colleague Raafat Rashad, director of the two radio stations.

She said that she had received a report from the family of journalist Raafat Rashad, director of my radio station, Adaniafm And Bandar Aden, they report that security forces affiliated with the Security Belt in Aden raided the headquarters of the two radio stations last Monday and stopped working on them. They also arrested colleague Raafat the next day when he went to the Security Belt headquarters in Mansoura to find out the reasons for these measures, and there is no contact with him until today.

The Syndicate of Journalists held the Security Belt forces fully responsible for the arbitrary incident, and for the colleague’s safety. The security authorities in Aden quickly released Raafat, lifted the repressive measures imposed on the two radio stations and allowed them to resume work.

She renewed her demand not to restrict the media or involve them in political conflicts, calling on organizations concerned with freedom of opinion and expression, led by the Union of Arab Journalists and the International Federation of Journalists, in solidarity with my colleague Raafat and two radio stations, Adeniya. fm, Bandar Aden and pressure to end these procedures.

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