The Mecca police is holding a Yemeni journalist after exposing him to corruption in the Yemeni hajj mission

The Mecca police is holding a Yemeni journalist after exposing him to corruption in the Yemeni hajj mission

The Mecca police in Saudi Arabia detained Yemeni journalist Salah Eddin Asadi, after the latest revelation of corruption in the Yemeni mission for Hajj this season.

A member of the Press Syndicate, chairman of the Training and Qualification Commission, Nabil Alasidi, said on his Facebook page that Asadi "has been detained since yesterday in the Saudi Mecca region, and the Yemeni journalists ' syndicate holds the legitimate government fully responsible for what happens to him."

Saudi Arabian authorities demanded his immediate release and disclosure of the reasons for his detention.

He noted that Asadi had recently uncovered cases of corruption in the Yemeni pilgrims ' agencies, collecting illegal money from pilgrims and criticizing the performance of the Yemeni hajj mission.


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