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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Yemeni Newspaper Editor Sentenced To Six Years For Participating In Rebellion Against Government

A Yemeni court has sentenced a journalist to six years in prison for participating in rebellion against the government. Abdel Karim al-Khaywani, editor of the newspaper al-Shura,  was found guilty of "carrying images of the fighting in Saada and statements from the rebels." He will appeal. Read more here.

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