Sana’a is the Centrifugal Governorate
A recent report confirmed that more than 400 Yemeni journalists at least displaced by the war and forced to move to other areas, both inside Yemen and abroad in order to preserve their lives and a flight of persecution and violations.
The report indicated that than 400 journalists relocated to other countries, nearly one-third of the total number of journalists officially affiliated to the Yemeni Journalists’ Syndicate.
The report aims at highlighting the issue of displacement of Yemeni journalists. The ongoing war in Yemen, and the concomitant suppressive measures imposed by the various conflict parties have occasioned a wave of internal and external displacement of Yemeni journalists, in search of safety and refuge.
The report covered 726 journalists distributed in nine Yemeni governorates, in addition to 26 journalists who worked abroad, before the outbreak of the war in 2014.
Report showed that the capital city of Sana’a witnessed the highest rate of outbound movement of journalists due to the heavy-handed suppression of Yemeni journalists’ freedoms in the city .
The report confirmed that Egypt represents the major host country of displaced Yemeni journalists after the outbreak of the war in 2014, hosting 32% of the total number of displaced journalists abroad. And Aden was the most attractive governorate, hosting 30% of total number of internally displaced journalists , according the report .
The report included some stories featuring cases of displacement involving Yemeni journalists
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