Advertise   Subscribe Contact Yemen Post
 
About Us   Our Mission Terms & Services
Yemen Post Newspaper Logo  
Editor Picture By 2015, closed door meetings for Yemen President Abdurabu Hadi will be limited.... Foreign embassy searches not ruled out....Foreign censorship halted..... Yemenis linked with foreign intelligence hunted for.  
Hakim Almasmari  
 Publisher & Editor in Chief   
  Email the Editor
Advanced Search
HOME EDITORIAL LOCAL INTERVIEW REPORT POLITICS BUSINESS HEALTH YEMEN IN THE NEWS MIDDLE EAST INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVE
LATEST UPDATES Morgues full of bodies amid Yemen violence :: UN: 1000 killed, 150.000 displaced in Yemen violence :: Peaceful solution seemingly building to Yemen crisis :: Dozens of Houthis killed in Yemen battles :: Arab coalition strikes Yemen military camps :: Coalition ends military operation in Yemen :: Reports say ceasefire likely in Yemen soon :: Coalition launches 2nd stage of Yemen operation :: Battles continue in Yemen :: GCC preparing huge aid package to rebuild Yemen ::
BREAKING NEWS
z
LOCAL
Last updated: 08:43:16 PM GMT(+03) Tuesday, 13, August, 2013
 
 

Tawakkol Karman objects to US drone policy in Yemen

 
*
 Yemen Post Staff
2011 Nobel Peace prize laureate once again voiced her opposition to US drone policy in Yemen by qualifying such strikes as "unacceptable", adding that they also undermined Yemen's territorial sovereignty.
This is not the first time that Karman, a well-known advocate for human rights and democracy in Yemen has spoken against the use of drones in the impoverished nation. She has often labeled drones as illegal, arguing that such interferences within Yemen territories in populated areas stand in direct violation of humans rights and international laws. She was quoted by several media as saying, " drones are worse than the terrorist activities of individuals and groups.”
Always one to take matters of human rights advocacy to social networks, Karman actively decried Washington's pounding of Yemen on Twitter, calling for an immediate halt of all strikes.
In line with other anti-drone activists, Karman noted that she believed such strikes would only drive a further wedge in between Yemenis and the central government as more civilians will get caught in the cross-fire.
Ever since August 3rd terror alert the Pentagon has authorized an unprecedented number of drone strikes across several provinces of Yemen: Marid, Shabwa, Lajh and Hadhramawt, which prompted strong reactions throughout the rights community.
Only yesterday, on Monday, two people were killed in a US-led drone strike in the southern province of Shabwa, bringing the total of casualties to an estimated 40 over the past two weeks alone.

 

 

 

 

 


YEMEN POST STAFF

 

 
 
 
    - Ads- مادة إعلانية
  BY: Shaher Abdulhak Saleh
 
مبادرة: معا لتأييد ونشر الخير في اليمن
لنشر حملاتكم التي تبث في مصلحة الخير لليمن يرجى التواصل مع
شاهر عبدالحق صالح على العنوان التالي
together.good.yemen@gmail.com
 
Initiative: together to support and spread the good in Yemen
To publish your campaigns, which broadcasts in the interest of the good of Yemen please communicate with Shaher Abdulhak Saleh at the following address:
together.good.yemen@gmail.com

 

 

   
*
Source: Yemen Post Newspaper
 
 
MORE LOCAL
 
Morgues full of bodies amid Yemen violence
UN: 1000 killed, 150.000 displaced in Yemen violence
Peaceful solution seemingly building to Yemen crisis
Dozens of Houthis killed in Yemen battles
Arab coalition strikes Yemen military camps
Coalition ends military operation in Yemen
Reports say ceasefire likely in Yemen soon
Coalition launches 2nd stage of Yemen operation
Battles continue in Yemen
GCC preparing huge aid package to rebuild Yemen
 
 
Comments
 
Leave a Comment
Comment will be published once it has been approved by our moderators.
Name:
Title:
Comment:

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Yemen Post may edit comments for length and clarity but will not change the tone of the message. Comments will only be accepted if all fields (including name) are filled correctly and the message isn't abusive, defamatory or offensive. All comments sent may be forwarded for use in the Yemen Post newspaper.
Article Tools
Email this Article Email this article
Print Friendly Version Print Freinedly Version
Email this Article Email the Editor
 
Most popular
 Yemen talks should begin after halt to violence
 Morgues full of bodies amid Yemen violence
 UN: 1000 killed, 150.000 displaced in Yemen violence
 Peaceful solution seemingly building to Yemen crisis
 Dozens of Houthis killed in Yemen battles
 Arab coalition strikes Yemen military camps
 
Services
  Letters to the Editor
  Dear President
  Advertise
  Subscribe
  Submit Your Articles
  Classified
  Readers' Letters
 

 
Quick poll
Do you think President Hadi is building the base to rule Yemen for many years?

VOTE  OR SEE POLL RESULTS
 

   
   
   
© Yemen Post. All Rights Reserved 2007- 2015    

 Designed and developed by
  HyperLink