Yemeni Families Homeless Through Appropriation of Their Land


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Hundreds of Yemeni villagers say they have been evicted by a well connected local sheikh.

Residents of the town of Legahashen say he has taken their land, their animals and kicked them out of their homes. And they say it is not the first time it has happened to them.

The sheikh denies the accusations and says the issue is being manipulated by his political opponents.

Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall meets the displaced citizens and has their story.

See Video at http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2010/01/20101110546372964.html

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Posted on 2010/01/11, in From The Editors and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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