THE NEXT REVOLT? Thousands Of Yemenis Come Out In 'Friday Of Rage'
The US-backed president of Yemen may be quaking right now. Thousands of people are marching in southern Yemen as part of a "Friday Of Rage
." Similar protests have been going on for over a week.
Protesters are holding pictures of Egypt's Gamal Abdel Nasser, who led the 1952 uprising against a British puppet monarchy.
However, most people are not taking these protests seriously.
This is because, sadly, the people remain more interested in qat than protest. According to Reuters
, the crowds disappear every day at lunch time to participate in the national addiction.
Qat leaves its users stoned and sedate for hours. Most Yemeni men chew the plant daily.
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But TheN on Feb 11, 12:23 PM said:
Sucks to be Israel. They hate everyone there and want to control the region.
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