Written By: Majid al-Kibsi
Article Date: Jun 3, 2012 - 9:59:37 PM
Justice and building is what Yemen needs the most and that is the name of the new political party, which was announced on Monday, May 28th.
Within the Announcement conference of the Justice and Building Party that promises to provide justice, freedom, equality and stability, the Yemeni Prime Minister gave a speech where he stressed the importance of enforcing democracy in Yemen, in actions, not in talk.
“Political parties and organizations are demanded to practice democracy in the first place among its ranks. If they don’t do that, then they won’t be capable to practice it within, and they won’t be able to do it outside,” said Mohammed Salim Basendwah, the Yemeni Prime Minister, referring to the low participation of women and youth in political parties.
Mohammed Ali Abu Lohum, head of the party’s preparatory committee assured that the party aims to a civil state, based on Islamic and human values, where all ethnic, religious and ideological differences are respected.
The Party states it aims at enabling the youth to achieve the goals they set in their youth revolution, demanding change, the construction of the infrastructure of a modern civil state, a state of law and order.
Setting up the party began at the early stage of the youth protesters when some leading members of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh Party’s, General People’s Congress (GPC), casted their lot with the youth protesters. Muhammed Ali Abu Lohum used to be the Head of the Foreign Affairs Department at GPC.
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