Sunday, January 16, 2011

YemenWatch: Sunday January 16, 2011

There was fighting between the Yemeni military and separatists in Lahj province.  The army took control back of Al-Habilain district.

The Interior Ministry is blaming the Houthi Group again, saying they threatened the mediators from Qatar.

The families of Yemeni prisoners at Guantanamo Bay held a protest on Saturday.

The Committee to Protect Journalists wants the government to release the 2 detained journalists.

There was a small rally in Yemen in support of the Tunisian people and against the current Yemeni government.

The lawsuit against the sales tax has been rejected by the Yemen Supreme Court.

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