Thursday, January 27, 2011

Yamenis are also on the track of Tunisian - Demanding President's Quit

A large crowd of Yemenis people are protesting in the capital Sanaa, demanding went out of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is in still enjoying power from the last 30 years.

The protesters were gathered around the capital, including Sanaa University’s student, they chanted slogans against the government and they made example to the defeat of the Tunisian president. The protestors comprise upon students, civil society groups were protested against corruption allegation and poor economic policies.

Poverty in young Yemenis generation is growing rapidly and annoyance with a lack of political liberty. The country is also faces many security issues, in south a pro-independence campaign is being continued and in north there is a disturbance between Shia and Houthi insurgents.  

Tawakul Karman one of rights supporter has been arrested by the Yemeni authorities, accusing to provocateur the anti-government demonstrations. Her arrest raise more protests in Sanaa. After her releasing, she told to the media there was a rebellion taking place in her country followed by Tunisia's ostensible Jasmine.

President Saleh, became leader of North Yemen in 1978, and has governed the Republic of Yemen since the north and south amalgamated in 1990. He was last time re-elected in 2006.

Yemenis are upset on parliament's decision to give relaxation over the constitutions on presidential term limits. The opposition’s concerns have enhanced that President Saleh is trying to nominate himself as president for life time.

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