Yemen: Protesters announce shadow government

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July 17, 2011
Guardian [UK]
Posted in Commentary

"Senior protest figures in Yemen on Saturday announced the formation of a shadow government they say will prepare to run the country should the embattled regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh collapse. ... Protest leader Tawakul Karman announced the formation of a transitional presidential council to reporters in Sanaa on Saturday . The 17-member body includes a number of former ministers, one former prime minister, business people and civil society leaders." (07/16/11)  

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