Poor government policies cause southern governorate protests, say politicians [Archives:2008/1128/Local News]

February 11 2008

Saddm Al-Ashmori
For Yemen times

SANA'A, Feb 9 ) A number of Yemeni politicians affiliated with the ruling party as well as the opposition unanimously agreed that the popular protests experienced by the southern governorates was due to bad policies set up by the authority after the 1994 war. They demanded political solutions within the framework of the unified state.

In a political seminar organized by the Dialogue Forum in Sana'a, Yaseen Sa'eed No'man, the Security General of the Yemeni Socialist Party (YSP), said that the protests were caused by the “absence of volunteer democratic and peaceful unity projects””