TITLE

Unusual tactics

AUTHOR(S)
Willems, Peter
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Middle East;Oct2004, Issue 349, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on Yemen, which is frequently labelled a safe haven for Al Qaeda operatives. Yemen has implemented an unusual and unique tactic in the hope of ridding itself of all terrorist factions in the country. The Dialogue Committee, established in late 2002 and headed by Judge Hamoud Al Hitar, tries to steer alleged Al Qaeda supporters away from violence by encouraging them to focus on peace and tolerance, using the Koran as its chief tool and guide. So far, more than 250 jailed terrorist suspects have been released from prison after repenting to the Dialogue Committee.
ACCESSION #
14619626

 

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