AL-HAQ: Aden (Weekly) 2-11-97. [Archives:1997/45/Press Review]

November 10 1997

Main Headlines: 1- League of Sons of Yemen leadr: “The authority makes up illegal execuses to conduct more arrests.” 2- Opposition Parties Demand Forming of Imprtial Fact-Finding National Committees to Investigate Recent Explosions 3- Governor of Aden Rents Out Public Wharehouse & Sells Public Swimming Pool 4- Angry Public Protests Against Raising Diesel Price Continue Article Summary: Wife & Lover to be Executed The court of appeal in Taiz has upheld the primary court ruling to sentence to death a wife and her lover for colluding to kill the husband. The lover shot the husband in the head. The two murderers then stabbed the husband several times, burned his body, and placed in a wooden box. The wife was seen by a witness dragging the wooden box and throwing it in a flood water channel. Being the first of its kind, the crime has led to widespread condemnation in Taiz.