Yemen Immunity Law gets Fixed

The Yemeni draft of the bill that grants immunity to the outgoing president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, from prosecution for slaughtering demonstrators has been amended to limit the legal protection to his aides and associates. Right groups have seriously criticized the bill since it...
Cesar Montufar

Cesar Montufar Willing to Quit his Immunity

After writing in his Twitter account to be willing to withdraw of his immunity as an Assemblyman, Cesar Montufar makes a formal request to the Assembly. “(…) I’ll answer Correa’s challenge of withdrawing my immunity (…),” wrote Montufar. In one of...

Fighting starts amid Yemeni Protests

Yemeni officials informed that heavy infightings occurred between security forces and army defectors despite the recent signing of the power transfer deal. At the moment one man from each side has perished on November 25, 2011; during the clashes in Sanaa. Many demonstrators have...

Government Loyalists Kill Demonstrators in Yemen

Five protesters have been killed in Sanaa for expressing their contempt. People are protesting in the centre of the city against the power transfer deal that would give President Ali Abdullah Saleh immunity from prosecution. Government loyalists dressed in simple clothing opened...

Saleh to Sign Power Transfer Agreement in Saudi Arabia

The troubled Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh arrived in Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday of November 23, 2011. Saleh would sign a power transfer plan that would make him step down from charge. The announcement remained vague regarding Saleh’s exact plans, stating that he would...