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Yemen Press Now Takes Repeated Beatings

The masked attackers pushed reporter Nabil Sabaie to the ground on a main thoroughfare, stabbing him in both arms and firing warning shots to keep onlookers away. Yemeni journalists once were some of the Arab world’s freest. But recently they have faced a rash of mysterious beatings, arrests and other forms of intimidation as the government cracks down on the media ahead of next year’s presidential elections. The campaign includes plans to introduce tougher press laws that leave the door open for reporters to be sentenced to death. Full Story

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