AL-TAJAMMU’: Aden weekly, 16-2-98. [Archives:1998/08/Press Review]

February 23 1998

(Yemeni Unitary Congregation Party)
Main Headline:
1- Minister of Culture: “Yemen has a great potential for tourism.”
2- Dollar rate of exchange rose to 133 riyals following the Central Bank’s fixing of interest rates at 10% instead of 12%.
3- Senior World Bank officials are to visit Yemen, bringing poverty and deprivation.
Article Summary:
Sawt Al-Ommal Employees Want to be Indicted!
By: Aref Al-Dhirgham
Journalists and workers at the Sawt Al-Ommal (voice of the workers) newspaper demanded that they should be indicted with whatever the government sees fit instead of just depriving them of their wages for no apparent reason. These employees have been suffering from persecution ever since the end of the 1994 civil war.