Thursday, January 27, 2011

YemenWatch: Thursday January 27, 2011

A friend of mine just told me that there are now protests in Yemen, not just Egypt.  I said "Don't you read my blog?"  He said he hadn't in a while, but guessed that it's only now that the Yemeni protests are making news in America.

Yes, more protests in Yemen.  NewsYemen is saying it's tens of thousands now!  Yahoo! says so too.

The EU has come out and said that non-violent protests are a people's right.

Tawakul Karman is home now, as are many others who were illegally detainedYemen Times has an interview with her.

The GPC (Saleh's party) and JMP (group of opposition parties) have agreed to hold debates, to be televised by Al-Jazeera.

Yemen Post web site is down.  Appears to be technical issues.

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