Jews doubt protection measures as they prepare to leave Yemen [Archives:2009/1228/Local News]

January 26 2009

Mohamed Bin Sallam
SANA'A Jan. 25)A number of Yemeni Jews said that they are preparing to leave the country along with their families due to the fact that the government allegedly failed to protect them from extremists. These extremists are supported by influential figures in the Amran governorate.

“We were informed that President Ali Abdullah Saleh gave his directives to protect us and temporarily move us to safe places in Sana'a as well as give us lands there. The directives evaporated and we no longer hear anything about those promises