Exile, torture and death: The perils ...

Exile, torture and death: The perils of being a Yemeni journalist

Tuesday Jul 10 Read more: Al Jazeera

As he was bundled into the back of a car and beaten by his captors, Yousif Aglan's screams quickly turned to silence as his thoughts shifted to the fate of his wife and young children. With just a few dollars to his name, the budding journalist feared they'd have to resort to crippling debtors and loan sharks to pay-off his kidnappers and save him from the abuse that has afflicted so many of his colleagues.

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