Yemen initial election: voting, protesting, beheading

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Protests in Shibuya, Southern Yemen, where protesters seized control of the election headquarters and raised the flag of secession.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTZ7vVMPVCY]

Elsewhere, member of marginalised groups get to vote for the first time.

Children and young people taking an interest as voters from a marginalized group taking part in the process of voting in Yemen election initial referendum

Children and young people taking an interest as voters from a marginalized group taking part in the process of voting in Yemen election initial referendum

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And in Aden, there are reports today that a three-man command team was forced to leave the barracks by angry soldiers who were unhappy with their lack of regard for security.

In Hudaydah, the fourth largest city in Yemen, the headless corpse [Ar] of Ismail Mohamed Ismail Arashi, 23, was discovered by his brother in their home. Ismail’s head was retrieved later from the roadside near the port. The perpetrators are unknown.

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