The Houthis released the-year and 40 other journalists

SANA, 13 Dec — RIA Novosti. Houthi rebels from the Shiite movement “Ansar Allah” was released 40 employees of the TV channel “al-Yaman al-Yawm” and a freelance correspondent Sputnik captured two weeks ago.

The rebels on December 2, the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, have stormed the building of the television centre where the office is located channel Yemen Today who has worked as a freelance correspondent Sputnik. Journalists protest against the detention went on hunger strike.

In Yemen in 2014, the ongoing armed conflict. Until recently, on the one hand, it was attended by Houthi rebels and the army loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed in early December in a shootout with their former allies. Other side of the conflict are the government troops and militia loyal to President Abd rabbu Mansour Hadi, who from the air and on the ground, supported by the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia.