45 Persons Arrested in Taiz [Archives:2000/21/Local News]

May 22 2000

Last week the prosecution in Taiz arrested 45 persons from Ghorada and Al-Mirzah. They were arrested when they came to attend the court session last Tuesday. They are charged with inciting inter group violence in Taiz.
The cause of conflict leading to clashes between Ghorada and Mirzah is a fountain. This dispute has witnessed violent clashes between the two tribes since the beginning of the current month. Many people were injured and a few of them were killed in the incident.