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· March, 2007

Stories about Yemen from March, 2007

Saudi Arabia: Child Slaves

Blogger Issandr Al Amrani links to a BBC documentary on the child slaves of Saudi Arabia here. “These children (from poor countries like neighbouring Yemen) are often sold by families...

Yemen: Tourist Destination

Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad is encouraging people to visit his country. “Due to some few incidences, associated with the so called ‘terrorism’ – Yemen has been (wrongly) made to appear...

Yemen: Children in Prison

Blogger Jane links to an article which claims that there are children languishing in Yemeni prisons.

Yemen: Save the Turtles

Yemeni blogger Omar Basawad is excited his campaigning is successful in bringing attention to the plight of turtles in his country.

Yemen: No Gangs in Mukalla

Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad compares the seaside Yemeni town of Mukalla to Rio de Janeiro . “Mukalla is utterly free of gangs, criminals or thugs. Of a violent kind. As...

Yemen: Teachers Stage Sit-in

Yemeni blogger Said Jane reported that teachers in Makalla staged a peaceful sit-in. “It's amazing how brave and determined some people are in the peaceful fight for their legitimate rights....

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