Home > News > World
Saturday March 1, 2014 MYT 4:25:02 PM
Saturday March 1, 2014 MYT 4:25:59 PM
ADEN (Reuters) - A local Yemeni newspaper linked to southern separatists said on Saturday it was back in print after being prevented from publishing by the authorities a week ago.
Yemeni authorities blocked the Aden al-Ghad newspaper from print at a government-owned press in the port city on February 23 in a move that led to a protest.
The Saturday edition of the newspaper has been distributed after being printed in a privately-owned printing house, the editors of the newspaper said in a statement.
Officials at the 14 October Printing and Publishing house refused to print last Sunday's edition, saying they were implementing instructions from senior officials in the capital.
Aden al-Ghad reflects the views of Southern Herak, the main group demanding the restoration of the state that merged with North Yemen in 1990.
The newspaper began publishing after southern activists set up Herak in 2007 to push for independence.
In the statement on Saturday, the paper said it would continue along the same editorial line it had adopted despite threats it had received.
The paper had said its editor had been assaulted hours before it was prevented from going to press last week at a security checkpoint in Aden.
(Reporting By Mohammed Mukhashaf; Writing By Maha El Dahan, editing by David Evans)
Yemen stops printing leading southern opposition newspaper
Yemeni army kills 13 al Qaeda fighters, including one Uzbek
Yemeni army kills seven al Qaeda fighters, including one Uzbek
Three Yemen soldiers, two al Qaeda militants killed in east Yemen - medics
Several Yemeni soldiers killed in al Qaeda attacks in south Yemen
Croatia PM cancels Belgrade trip over freeing of war crimes suspect
Ferguson protesters plan to clean up damaged store guarded by police
Struggle over Libya's oil risks breaking up country - rival PM
Three dead in attack and Islamist protests in Egypt
Pope condemns 'barbaric violence' of Islamic State
OPEC move to keep oil output target sparks price slump
Tim Ho Wan opens at The Boulevard
Western media websites hacked by Syrian Electronic Army
Taj Biryani puts love in every grain of rice
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)