Politically-motivated crimes, as well as conventional crimes, have been on steady rise since 2011 in Yemen. Terror attacks have now reached an unprecedented level and their victims and targets even include hospitals such as the case of the attack on the Defense Hospital in Sanaa in December 2013. Terror attacks also target school kids as illustrated by the suicide bombing that hit a bus of schoolgirls on their way back from school in the central city of Radaa in December 2014.
Yemeni Spring, Crime Spring
Articles from Yemen
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