Yemen Leader Calls for Truce

    Image #: 16371725    epa03042964 Yemeni anti-government protesters shout slogans while marching to demand the prosecution of outgoing Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his regime officials in Sanaía, Yemen, 25 December 2011. According to media sources, thousands of Yemeni anti-government protesters marched in Sanaía to demand the prosecution of outgoing Yemeni President Saleh and his regime officials one day after his forces and gunmen cracked down on thousands of protesters, killing at least nine protesters and wounding dozens.  EPA/YAHYA ARHAB /LANDOV

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    What happens when you protest in Yemen and call for President Saleh to be tried for the death of demonstrators? Saleh’s forces opened fire, killing nine on Saturday. On Sunday the nation's acting leader, Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, called for a truce, saying that both sides must commit to an agreement that avoids escalation of violence and a derailment of the transition deal. The tens of thousands that flooded the streets of Yemen’s capital, however, won’t be so quick to accept the conditions—which include a list of 412 people who will be given immunity.

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