Yemen blocks local newspaper's Web site

By: Helmi Noman on 4 March 2007, the Web site of a local Yemeni newspaper has been blocked in Yemen after it published reports critical of the government, the site reported (Arabic). Some local newspapers condemned the blocking and publicized (Nass Press and al-Wahdawi for example) an alternative way (via proxy) to access the banned site from Yemen.

The ONI has previously analyzed the legal and technological restrictions on Internet access in Yemen.