January 23, 2011

GOOD ENOUGH FOR TUNISIA....:

Thousands demand ouster of Yemen's president (Ahmed Al-haj, 1/23/11, Associated Press)

Drawing inspiration from the revolt in Tunisia, thousands of Yemenis fed up with their president's 32-year rule demanded his ouster Saturday in a noisy demonstration that appeared to be the first large-scale public challenge to the strongman.

Clashes also broke out Saturday in Algeria, as opposition activists there tried to copy the tactics of their Tunisian neighbors, who forced their longtime leader to flee the country more than a week ago.

Posted by Orrin Judd at January 23, 2011 8:06 AM
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