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Yemeni Activist Tawakkul Karman Takes on the White House

 
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Yemen's very own worldwide celebrity and Nobel Prize winner Tawakkul Karman has been for the past few weeks lobbying against President Saleh's regime in the United States of America, trying to convince the Americans that their interests lied with the revolution and not with the regime.

 

From the UN headquarters in New York to Washington, Karman has been decrying the "horrors and crimes" as she put it, of Saleh's government, arguing that any nation in support of such a repressive and autocratic regime would essentially be putting itself outside international law and beyond the Human Rights Declaration.
Not content of having met with Ban Ki moon, the UN Secretary General and Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State with whom she expressed her discontent towards the international community and they standstill attitude when it came to Yemen, the young activist is now having a go at President Obama himself.
"In Yemen, it has been nine months that people have been camped in the squares," she said. "Until now we didn't see that Obama came to value the sacrifice of the Yemeni people. Instead the American administration is giving guarantees to Saleh."

Karman stated that she found Obama's policies in Yemen rather "ambiguous" stressing that so far the US has refused to held Saleh's accountable for his countless infractions against Yemeni people, which was in contradiction with the type of dialogue the White House has been holding since the beginning of the Arab Spring Movement, when Barack Obama famously recognized any nation's right to aspire to Freedom and Democracy, condemning acts of violence committed against civilian population.
"There is no accountability for Saleh" Karman said. "Also, the GCC treats the revolt as a crisis of the regime, not as a revolution."

More than ever Karman is working at having the immunity clause scrapped out from any transition of power agreement, calling for Saleh to not only be taken to the International Criminal Court, but also for his assets to be frozen worldwide.

 

 

 

 

 


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