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''Dozens injured'' in renewed Yemen protests

''Dozens injured'' in renewed Yemen protests | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Security forces use live fire and tear gas to disperse protesters demanding president''s ouster, activists say.
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Clashes Reported in Western City in Yemen

Clashes Reported in Western City in Yemen | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Local reports said antigovernment protesters fought with security forces and government supporters in the impoverished western port city Hodeidah.
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Scores wounded in Yemen clashes

Scores wounded in Yemen clashes | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Rival groups clash in port city of Al-Hudayah amid continuing demonstrations against President Saleh.
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Witnesses: 2 Yemeni protests attacked, 18 hurt

Witnesses: 2 Yemeni protests attacked, 18 hurt | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Security forces and government loyalists struck protest camps across Yemen on Thursday, hurling rocks, beating protesters with sticks and firing rubber and live bullets, hoping to break the will of thousands camped in squares for over a month, demanding their longtime authoritarian leader leave power.
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Trouble in Yemen: Saleh must yield to protesters’ legitimate demands

Trouble in Yemen: Saleh must yield to protesters’ legitimate demands | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The Arab Spring is flagging. The toppling of oppressive regimes in Tunisia and Egypt has been succeeded by Muammer Gaddafi’s bombing of his own people in Libya. In Yemen, too, a despot is clinging to power. Ali Abdullah Saleh has so far staved off an insurrection.
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Witnesses say hundreds injured in attack by Yemen government supporters on camping protesters

Witnesses say hundreds injured in attack by Yemen government supporters on camping protesters | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
SANAA, Yemen — Witnesses say government supporters wielding sticks, knives and guns attacked opposition protesters camped out at a main square in a southern Yemeni port, injuring hundreds.
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