Stories about Yemen from June, 2013
Yemen is a country rich in culture, heritage, and history, as well as extremely friendly and hospitable. But that doesn't make the news, and Yemen is often reduced to Al-Qaeda, poverty, and wars in Western media coverage. But through film, photography, blogging, and social media, some Yemenis are trying to change that.
In December 2011, 22 youth were abducted during the uprising against ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Five of them still remain in jail, without charges or trial. Yemeni activists and netizens are now calling for their release, writes Noon Arabia.