During protests in Egypt, opposition groups in Yemen squeezed concessions from their own president, Ali Abdullah Saleh. He promised not to run again in the 2013 election. This did little to abate the demands of young citizens for human rights and economic development. However, protests against Saleh have ignited strong protests for Saleh which have led to attacks on anti-government protesters across the country. Severe poverty and corruption, accompanied by historic rifts between north and south that lead people to fear for the future of the country, both if and if not Saleh is deposed.

 

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