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On March 18, four years after the Friday of Dignity massacre that left around 50 dead and hundreds wounded, Houthis demonstrated at Dignity Roundabout, where a memorial stands. The Houthis, many of whom were armed, raised photos of their leader Abdulmalik Al-Houthi.
The group itself has violently cracked down on peaceful protesters. The Yemen Times took to the streets to ask locals what has changed since that day four years ago [see page 3].
Published on 18 March 2015 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in Picture of the week
Young migrants and International Organization for Migration (IOM) staff wrote what International Day of Migrants meant to them on a colorful board during an event in Sana’a. International Migrants Day was celebrated on Dec. 18.
Published on 25 December 2014 by in Picture of the week
Right: Students at Sana’a University march through campus to demand that armed Houthi militas withdraw. Left: A Houthi representative tells students outside the doors to the university that the Houthis will withdraw. As a gesture, Houthis laid down their weapons. (Photos courtesy of Mohammed Al-Emad)
Published on 11 December 2014 by in Picture of the week
A little over one year after construction started on Nov. 11, 2013, the Hadda Bridge in Sana’a was officially opened Wednesday morning. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the mayor, the mayor’s under-secretaries, and the project’s contractor. (Photos by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki)
Published on 20 November 2014 by in Picture of the week
Published on 18 November 2014 by Mohammad Al-Khayat in Picture of the week
“Valedictorians in other countries are honored and given jobs, here they protest!” reads one of the posters held by a protester outside the Ministry of Finance. Another one reads “why??! Does the Ministry of Finance stand against giving jobs to valedictorians, despite them having completed the necessary procedures in relevant ministries?” On Sunday top graduates from across the country came to Sana’a, demanding to be offered teaching positions at universities like previous valedictorians.
Dozens of Sana’a University students protested on Wednesday morning inside the university demanding the evacuation of “armed men” and “militias” from the university.Photo by Mohammed Al-Imad
Published on 13 November 2014 by in Picture of the week
On Friday, Nov. 7, thousands demonstrated in the capital in support of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The protesters shouted slogans against President Hadi and foreign interference, and called for Saleh or his son Ahmed to become president. Photo by Brett Scott
Published on 11 November 2014 by in Picture of the week
On Friday Nov. 7, thousands demonstrated in the capital in support of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The protesters shouted slogans against President Hadi and foreign interference, and called for Saleh or his son Ahmed to become president. (Photo: Brett Scott)
Published on 9 November 2014 by in Picture of the week
Dozens of Sana’a University students protested inside the university on Monday morning demanding armed Houthis to evacuate the campus. A press conference was first held at the gate of the university. (Photo by Mohammed Al-Imad)
Published on 4 November 2014 by in Picture of the week
A man named Zakaria rides his colorful motorbike on Hadda street in the capital Sana'a. He is wearing Arab kohl under his eyes, which is traditionally made from ithmid stone and dates back millennia in the Middle East and North Africa. Historically, Arab kohl was worn by both men and women, not only for its beautifying effect but also to help cure ailments like eye infections (Photo: Brett Scott).
Published on 30 October 2014 by Brett Scott in Picture of the week