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Nadia Al Sakkaf

Yemeni Government Plans to Short-Circuit Broadcast/Online Media: Activists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

According to Yemeni sources, the government is strong-arming parliament to ram through the legislation to avoid any debate of the matter by journalists' unions, media representatives and civil society groups.

Nadia al-Sakkaf: Yemen Times Editor on a Mission

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's not easy in a country where illiteracy is estimated at between 60% to 70% (depending on whose figures one believes), and where the president has been in power for close to 30 years.