On March 23, freelance photojournalist Fawaz al-Wafi was found dead in his car in Taiz, a city in southwestern Yemen, with stab wounds to his chest and other parts of his body, according to news reports. Those responsible for his murder are still unknown.
Al-Wafi was a well-known photojournalist and community activist in Taiz, covering many events in the city. On his Facebook page, he often commented on public affairs in Yemen. It has not yet been determined if his murder is connected to his work as a journalist.