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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: African migrants drown off Libya’s coast, Egyptian activist released on bail ahead of retrial, Yemeni army brigade appears to endorse Shia Houthi rebel movement, and police reportedly arrest dozens of protesters at sit-ins in Islamabad.
Migrants Drown After Boat Overturns
Coast guard retrieves the bodies of dozens of people trying to reach Europe’s shores.
Activist Released on Bail Ahead of Retrial
Alaa Abdel Fattah is being prosecuted under the country’s draconian protest law.
Army Brigade Expresses Solidarity With Houthi Rebels
Video obtained by the Associated Press appears to show commander at base outside the capital speaking in support of the movement.
Police Arrest Protesters at Islamabad Sit-Ins
Opposition party says dozens detained in crackdown on demonstrations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
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