Yemen: Further information: Arbitrarily detained journalist released: Younis Abdelsalam

On 7 December, the Huthi de facto authorities released journalist Younis Abdelsalam. The 28-year-old was arbitrarily detained since 4 August 2021 in Sana’a, Yemen, by the Huthis without charge or trial for peacefully opposing the authorities. During his detention, he was enforcedly disappeared for several weeks, detained in solitary confinement and in incommunicado detention, and denied access to adequate medical care.

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