VICE News Daily: Deadly Response to Anti-Houthi Protesters in Yemen

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Bloody protests in southwestern Yemen, Uruguay closes its borders to a select few, Mexico probes conditions at a maximum-security prison, and a Dutch court will soon deliver a verdict in a horse meat trial.

Rebels Fire Tear Gas and Bullets at Protesters in Taiz
At least six are dead following demonstrations against advances by Shia Houthi rebels.

Borders Close to Former Guantanamo Detainees and Syrian Refugees
The new government has distanced itself from the decisions made by former President Jose Mujica.

Prisoners Complain About Mistreatment and Unsanitary Conditions
More than 100 inmates wrote an 11-page letter listing grievances such as solitary confinement for 23 hours a day, spoiled food and squalid cells.

Verdict Expected in Horse Meat Trial
​Prosecutors are seeking a five-year sentence for the owner of a processing plant raided during Europe’s horse meat scandal a couple of years ago.

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