Millions of guns held by civilians in Yemen

The government's fight against guns may not see an end as Yemenis consider them part of their culture.

    At the United Nations in New York, talks are still going on to create the world's first arms trade treaty.

    One of the most heavily armed nations in the world is Yemen. 

    A 2009 international survey showed that 11million guns are held by civilians.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sana'a, Yemen.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Saudi-Israeli normalisation could be dangerous

    Why Saudi-Israeli normalisation could be dangerous

    Apart from being disastrous for Palestine, normalising relations with Israel could get Saudi Arabia in real trouble.

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    With female foeticide still widespread, one woman tells her story of being mutilated for giving birth to her daughters.

    What is Mohammed bin Salman's next move?

    What is Mohammed bin Salman's next move?

    There are reports Saudi Arabia is demanding money from the senior officials it recently arrested.