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YEMEN: Akhdam community angered by government neglect | IRIN Middle East

SANA’A, 20 April 2012 (IRIN) – Authorities in Yemen are yet to resolve the “marginalization” of the minority Akhdam people, weeks after thousands protested in the capital Sana’a over low pay and lack of work contracts, say community members. “The Akhdam are not simply second class citizens,” a protester said from his tent in Change Square. “They are more like ...

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Violence in Yemen’s Capital Escalates as Clashes Enter Third Day | NYT, Guardian.co.uk

Yemen’s capital has been rocked by a night of deafening explosions and gunfire as troops loyal to the president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, battled with rebel tribesmen and defected soldiers for control of the city. The violence was some of the fiercest in months and has prompted fears that the fate of the country’s nine-month civilian uprising may be sliding into ...

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