Annas [Archives:2003/663/Press Review]

August 28 2003

25 August 2003
Main headlines:
– Abdulkareem al-Shaif: What has been published does not express the leadership of the GPC
– American state department warns it nationals in Yemen, Irresponsible political address drawing a terrorist picture on Yemen
– Interior ministry sets up a security plan to fight terror
– Amran inhabitants demand speedy trial to Marsh al-Akhram
– Political crisis impedes holding pharmacists conference
Columnist Shaker al-Shara'abi wrote in a report saying that a number of politicians and researchers have aroused in a seminar last week issues of demanding constitutional amendments preceding amendments on the elections law scheduled to be conducted in the coming period.
they indicated the necessity that the amendment should includes either the adoption of the quota system or the increase of the parliamentary seats to exceed 301. And on the woman participation in elections accusations were exchanged by representatives of the parties but al;most all of them confirmed that the dual policy towards the woman participation as an elector and candidate was the trait dominating the stands of the political parties.