The Yemeni Media Freedom Observatory documented 100 violations committed against Yemeni journalists during the first 6 months of 2020. The violations include killing, injury, abduction, attack, threat and targeting media foundations.
The report confirmed that the Houthi group tops the list of violations committed against journalists with 61 cases of violations. Groups loyal to the government committed 28 violations, groups loyal to STC committed two cases of violations, unknown people committed seven violations, and influential people committed two violations.
Among the most notable violations which have been documented this period are the killing of photojournalist Nabil Al-Qaiti, the sentencing to death of four journalists, the abduction and torture of the journalist Aseel Suwaid, and the displacement of 25 media workers from Al-Jawf governorate after the Houthi group took control of Al-Hazm district.