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Saudi Activist Abdullah Al-Hamid Dies in Prison

YemenExtra The prominent Saudi activist, Dr. Abdullah Al Hamid, died on Friday, after being detained in a Saudi prison for years on charges of "contempt of judgment", according to activists. An account representing "prisoners of…

UAE keeps arresting political activist in southern Yemen

YemenExtra Y.A The UAE-backed paid fighters arrested on Tuesday a political activist loyal to the southern movements in Hadramout province, according to a military official. The Hadrami elite paid fighters arrested Nasser Bamithqal and…

Saudi court gives death sentence to Shia dissident

YemenExtra M.A. A court in Saudi Arabia has handed down death sentence to a Shia anti-regime activist as Riyadh regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on members of the religious community in addition to political…