SANAA, Yemen — “Much as I miss them, I cannot live with my family anymore — my work puts them in danger,” Mohammed al-Rubaa, the 27-year-old host of a popular political satire TV show in Yemen, told me earlier this year. “The reality is that I entered a profession that may lead to a very short life." Since a transitional government took office
There were 260 separate instances in 2012 in which journalists faced harassment, threats, forced disappearance and attempted murder.
By Belkis Wille