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Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president

Thousands of students and lawyers took to the streets to demand that president Ali Abdullah Saleh step down

Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
Thousands of students and lawyers took to the streets to demand that Saleh, in power for 32 years, step down (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
Yemeni security forces stand between pro-regime supporters and anti-government protesters during demonstrations outside Sanaa University on February 15, 2011 (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
Yemeni pro-regime supporters shout slogans against the opposition as they gather outside Sanaa University (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
An injured Yemeni pro-government demonstrator is helped away as pro-regime supporters waded into an anti-government protest in the capital Sanaa with stones and batons (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
Yemeni pro-regime supporters shout slogans against the opposition as they gather outside Sanaa (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
Yemeni security forces block anti-government protesters from advancing during demonstrations calling for the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the capital Sanaa (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
Yemeni pro-regime supporters shout slogans against the opposition as they gather outside Sanaa University (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
A man holds up sign that reads in Arabic 'The people want to bring down the regime' during a protest in the capital Sanaa (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
Yemeni pro-regime supporters shout slogans against the opposition as they gather outside Sanaa University (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
Yemenis protest holding up a sign in the capital Sanaa, on February 14, 2011 (Getty Images)
Yemen activist sees youth revolt against president
Yemeni anti-government protesters shout slogans against President Ali Abdullah Saleh during a demonstration in the capital Sanaa (Getty Images)

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