Sunday, November 27, 2011

Yemeni Protesters Want Saleh Tried

26 Nov 2011
Sana, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the movement opposed to the government of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh promised Saturday to carry on with the peaceful demonstrations demanding that Ali Abdullah Saleh is tried, despite the use of violence from military forces that have left two killed.
After the mass demonstrations Friday in Sanaa and other cities, the activists who started the popular uprising against Saleh on Jan. 27 continue reluctant to grant legal immunity to the president and his family as a gift for him to leave power.
Protesters gathered at the Change Square labelled as "traitors" the opposition parties of the Joint Meeting Parties (JMP)coalition that negotiated an initiative by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)with the General People's Congress (GPC).
On Friday, The parties that signed the GCC agreement named Mohamed Basindwa prime minister of the future government, which does not guarantee substantial changes since the Army and the strongest branches of Yemen's security forces are still in the hands of Saleh�s relatives.
The signs of distress among the most radical opposition sectors yesterday resulted in clashes between the Central Security forces commanded by Salehâ�Ös nephew, Colonel Yehia Saleh, and the First Armored Division, headed by General Ali Mohsen al-Ahma.
According to medical and military sources, two soldiers were killed, one from each side, and dozens were injured during the clashes that took place Friday near the house of the vice president.

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