Yemeni government deals with tribe as a political entity [Archives:2008/1197/Local News]

October 9 2008

Almigdad Mojalli
SANA'A, 7 Oct. ) The state deals with tribes as a political entity not as a social entity and the Yemeni tribe often predominates the authority and laws of the Yemeni state, academics affirmed last Monday.

“The state deals with the tribe as a political entity; this is not acceptable and the tribe should be confined to its social role