Skip to comments.Yemen's 'March of Life' Ends In Death
Posted on 12/24/2011 4:40:56 PM PST by Eleutheria5
Yemen's elite Republican Guard forces fired rifles, tear gas, and water cannons on over 100,000 marchers on a road leading to the capital of Sanaa, killing at least 9 and wounding at least 90.
Participants in the so-called "March of Life" followed a 270-kilometre route from the southern city of Taez, a major opposition stronghold. The march reportedly began with some 15,000 participants but grew over four days as it made its way to the capital.
They object to a transfer of power deal agreed to by outgoing president Ali Abdullah Saleh, in which he agreed to step down in exchange for immunity from prosecution.
The agreement, brokered by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), was designed to ease Saleh out of power and avert civil war in a country that has seen a growing Al Qaeda insurgency and sits next to key oil shipping lanes.
Under the deal Saleh officially remains Yemen's "honorary president" until February 21, but the real power rests in the hands of his vice president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. .....
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
muslims killing muslims.
>> Participants in the so-called “March of Life”
Of course, this could mean anything, but the on eve of Christmas, I’ll pretend optimistically...
But...but (sob)...but I thought now that they have demoncracy, everything would be donkey-hory.
muslims killing..Who’d a thunk?
islam is a democracy of demons.
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