Yemen's displaced blame sheikh

Hundreds of villagers say their land, animals and homes have been taken from them.

    Hundreds of Yemeni villagers say they have been evicted by a well connected local sheikh.

    Residents of the town of Legahashen say he has taken their land, their animals and kicked them out of their homes. And they say it is not the first time it has happened to them.

    The sheikh denies the accusations and says the issue is being manipulated by his political opponents.

    Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall meets the displaced citizens and has their story. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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