Tens of thousands fill Yemen streets for ‚Day of Rage‘

03.02.2011                      29.Shevat, 5771


Tens of thousands fill Yemen streets for 'Day of Rage'

Protesters gather for largest crowd since demonstrations in Sanaa calling for Saleh to resign began, more expected in rallies across country.

More than 20,000 Yemenis filled the streets of Sanaa on Thursday for a "Day of Rage" rally, demanding a change in government and saying President Ali Abdullah Saleh's offer to step down in 2013 was not enough.
Further anti-government protests were expected across Yemen, which Saleh has ruled for over three decades, and supporters of the president were driving around the capital urging Yemenis over loudspeakers to join pro-government counter demonstrations….