Press Review [Archives:1999/06/Press Review]

February 8 1999

Sanaa, weekly 4/2/99
(Yemeni Congregation for Reform-Islah)   Main Headlines:
-The parliament members refused to discuss 30 laws that were issued during the parliamentary recess without any justifications.
-A Hodeida court of justice imprisoned those accused of raping a girl between four to eight years and ruled that the girl should also be put in jail for six months for illegitimate privacy with another man. The latter had fled the scene when the four approached them.
-Security authorities in Aden have arrested a gang accused of making and selling alcohol.
-The remains of an old woman,70, was found four months after her death in Qaeda, Ibb governorate.