York, February 16, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the
murder on Saturday of Muhammad al-Rabou'e, a Yemeni reporter for the monthly Al-Qahira who wrote several articles about the
alleged activities of a reputed criminal group. Al-Jazeera
and other news outlets said five individuals burst into Al-Rabou'e home in the district of Beni Qais, in
Yemen’s northern province of Hajja, and shot him multiple times.