What makes an MP quit! [Archives:2005/877/Viewpoint]

September 15 2005

For the first time in many years finally a leader has had enough and decided not succumb to the vicious circle of corruption. The quitting member of parliament has given heart moving statements explaining why he can't continue. “The Yemeni people will never forgive us”” says quitting MP Abu Ras in his final statement to speaker of parliament. Is it true that the Yemeni people will not forgive? Perhaps this generation is not fully aware now but certainly the coming generations will not forgive. The concept of parliament is not understood by many in Yemen