Doctor’s murderer still at large despite nationwide protest [Archives:2009/1228/Local News]

January 26 2009

Enas Ahmed
SANA'A, Jan. 25 ) Following the fatal assault on their colleague, medical practitioners are now on full strike in protest at the authorities' failure to bring the attacker to justice. Over 30 relatives of Dr. Derhim Al-Qadasi continue their sit-in which has lasted for almost a month now inside a tent erected outside the hospital at the Science and Technology University.

On Saturday, doctors, pharmacists, nurses and hospital workers of the Yemeni Physicians and Pharmacist Syndicate Union announced a full strike in solidarity with al-Qadasi event.

“We will only treat urgent cases and those which are already in the hospital. We will stand strong till the government fulfills our requests