Court orders arrest of journalist [Archives:2007/1025/Front Page]

February 15 2007

SANA'A, Feb. 13 ) The Capital's South-West Court ordered on Monday the forcible apprehension of Jamal Amer, editor in chief of Al-Wasat weekly, and Abdulkarim Al-Khaiwani, chief editor of, an opposition news Web site in order to attend the court's sessions. The order was made at the request of the prosecution during Monday's session.

Al-Khaiwani was surprised over the court's decision saying he did not reject to attend the court's sessions, Nasspress reports. He added he attended the last session while his lawyer, Jamal Al-Jaabi, attended this week's session.

“I wished the court showed a similar zest in Anisah Al-Shuabi's case or doing justice to Ra'ash villagers