TITLE

A thin veil of democracy

AUTHOR(S)
Watkins, Eric
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
Middle East;Apr97, Issue 266, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh's battle for legitimacy in the parliamentary elections on April 27, 1997. Opposition parties' allegations against Saleh's motives for the elections; Threat to boycott the elections; Allegations against Saleh and General Peoples' Congress (GPC); Threat of collusion between Islah and GPC; Government influence on the media and control over large population of illiterate electorate.
ACCESSION #
9708185217

 

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