AL-UMMA: Sanaa weekly, 11-6-98. [Archives:1998/24/Press Review]

June 15 1998

(Al-Haqq Party)   Main Headlines
1- Lapses of security and rising tension are experienced by citizens in a number of governorates.
2- Armed tribal clashes took place in Hojarya, Taiz over a disputed water well.
3- After 20 years in operation, Seyoun radio station is threatened with closure under the excuse of returning the building in which it is housed to its previous owners, Al-Kaff family.
4- Sudanese ship, loaded with 300 tons of steel without proper documentation, crashed against rocks in Mukallah port. Sources say the steel is intended for Socotra Island.
Article Summary:
Court Goes on Strike
Staff of the General Prosecutor’s Office at the East Sanaa court are continuing their strike, which started a month ago. They are protesting against the physical assault by an influential person on the Deputy Prosecutor.
Also in the same court, a security officer along with his soldiers assaulted an executive judge to prevent him from carrying out an eviction order. The officer snatched the judge’s janbia and the case file.
The Sanaa security chief has ordered a suspension of the officer’s salary as a punitive measure.