Yemeni Journalists Union launches documentary report on coalition crimes in Yemen
SANAA, May 4 (YPA) – Yemen’s Journalists’ Union on Saturday has launched a report that document that 243 journalists have been killed and 22 others wounded by the Saudi-led aggression coalition’s war since 2015.
During a press conference was held in Sanaa on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the head of the union Ali Abdullah Sabri said the report also documented the war crimes and violation committed by aggression against the Yemeni people and its infrastructure.
The report affirmed that the aggression targeted within four years 30 radio and television broadcasting centers and blocked and cloned satellite channels and websites and suspension of broadcast on the satellites Arabsat and Nilesat.
“The coalition prevents and stops 143 international journalists and foreign media representatives from entering Yemen for seeking to cover up its crimes against citizens”, the report added.
According to the report, the coalition blocked dozens of accounts on social media posts for Yemeni and foreign activists and journalists and destroyed 21 media establishments.
The conference praised the great role played by the national media to confront and expose the aggression’s crimes and its siege to the international community.
The union called on the United Nations to pressure on the aggression states to stop the war, lift the siege on Sanaa airport and all ports and allow travel to Yemeni and foreign journalists.