A new study conducted by Abaad Studies and Researches Centre has recommended the Yemeni protesters to shift from the stage of “Revolutionary Rage” to the stage of “Revolutionary Action” warning of further engagement in political dialogue. “The continuation of opening doors to political dialogue would lead to negative outcomes on the Yemeni popular revolution track, particularly as some foreign states seek to make the revolution failed and rescue President Ali Abdullah Saleh,” the study said. “There are disagreements inside the Saudi government regarding the events in Yemen. While some of the Saudi elite think that it is not beneficial to support Saleh’s regime currently, others who are close to King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz believe that the support of the Yemeni revolution will negatively impact on the Saudi internal affairs” said the study. “This group attempts to push the Yemeni opposition to engage in dialogue and paints what happens in Yemen as a political crisis”. “These figures close to the Saudi king influenced, to large extent, on the Gulf States and the United States. Gulf States leaders consider the Saudi Arabia as the most country which would be affected by changes in Yemen. Americans also know that Saudi Arabia is the most controller of the energy supplies, therefore, they succumbed to Saudi pressures”. The Study affirmed that there are other reasons that make the U.S. administration reluctant toward the Yemeni revolution. Among those reasons, according to the study, Barack Obama-led democrats would like to win the next elections for Congress through focusing on terrorism which is regarded important issue for the U.S. people. They do not care for democracies and human rights offshore. As for European stances, the study affirmed that attitudes of the European States are more progressive than those of the US, pointing out that there are improvements in the Chinese and Russian stances. The study urged all regional and international states to give priority to the interests of the Yemeni people and not allow the regime to drag the country into violence, indicting that the Yemeni revolution achieve huge success, and if the Gulf States want to trade interests with Yemenis , then they should not be a stumbling block to change. The study considered what happened in Yemen as popular revolution by all standards, not a political crisis, citing that the stands of the Gulf States, except those of Qatar, would provoke the Yemeni people to antagonize those states and affect on future of mutual relations. The study concluded that the protests across Yemen are a popular revolt which is going to fulfill its objectives. “More than six million Yemenis in 18 governorates demand to topple the Yemeni regime and refuse half-solutions of constitutional amendments” the study added. It further said that the Yemeni regime does best to shift the incidents from a popular revolt into a political crisis through killing approximately 400 peaceful protesters, stressing that such acts often de-legitimize any regime. “The continuation of protests, civil disobedience by all peaceful means and averting violence for over three months is a clear-cut response to those who brand what is happening in Yemen as a political crisis” the study said. ” Persistence and determination in achieving their goals raised public sympathy with protesters locally and internationally and that is a success for peaceful protests in its first stage (Revolutionary Rage) and will inevitably lead to the success of the second phase (Revolutionary Action) which will overthrow President Saleh” the study concluded.
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Saleh will be returning after medical treatment to Yemeni on Friday 24th June 2011.
After almost three weeks Saleh has been in Saudi Arabia after being injured in a rocket attack
The ruling GPC party said the president will be received by celebrations, but anti-government demonstrators throughout the country likely would not welcome his return.
The protesters are demanding that Saleh leave office, and there were celebrations in the streets when he left for treatment.
“Saleh’s arrival back to Yemen is not a surprise; we said all along that he is travelling for medical treatment and like any other president in the world, is expected to be back to his country and continue with the role of leadership,” said Yasser al-Yamani, a senior Saleh aide.
Al-Soufi said that Saudi doctors have given Saleh the green light to return home.
“When he is back, he will rule as normal and the country will continue to be under his control. Saleh will return strong and the will of the people will stand against any other will,” he said.
Saleh will rule until the end of his term in 2013, Al-Soufi added.
Opposition leaders called news of Saleh’s return false rumors.
“The ruling party are experts in lying and that is why we are not taking their comments seriously,” said Hasan Zaid of the opposition Haq party.
Khaled Al-Anesi, prominent Yemeni rights activist and a leading figure in the youth revolutionary movement, said the “youth are now coordinating with the political powers here in Yemen in preparation for the post-Saleh era” and noted that it is “impossible for Saleh to come back.”
“The youth have the backing of the international community and the Saleh era is over,” he said. “Yemenis will not allow Saleh back in Yemen and he is smart enough to know that he is not wanted anymore and that Yemenis have decided to live without him.”
Wassem Al-Qirshi — representative of the revolution youth organizing committee, the largest of the groups that comprise the youth revolutionary movement — said “the youth want to coordinate and create a transition council but we are trying to involve all political factions in the process except the ruling party.”
Government forces have been locked in conflict with al Qaeda’s Yemen wing, and authorities fear the group, called al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, is exploiting the political instability. It has a strong presence in southern Yemen.
Many people have fled their homes because of violence. Close to 45,000 people in southern Yemen have been displaced, particularly in Aden, Lahj and Abyan provinces, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimated this week
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