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Yemeni protesters call for transitional council

06-19-2011 13:37 BJT

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Yemeni protesters are continuing their call on president Ali Abdullah Saleh to resign and for a transitional council to be set up in place of his government.

Since the crisis broke out in Yemen, protesters have been gathering near Sanaa University. Some protesters say if Saleh does comes back, he would be treated as a normal citizen, while others are demanding he be put on trial. Prominent figures from the al-Ahmar family, head of the powerful al-Hashed tribal confederation, have backed the protesters and joined the call for a transitional government.

Protester of Sanaa, Yemen said "Currently, we want to set up a transitional council, including all the social power and military power. Saleh used to make contributions for Yemen, but now he has lost legitimacy."

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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