Episode
September 25, 2014

Will Yemen's new peace deal last?

The Stream examines how Yemenis view the peace agreement between the government and Houthi rebels.
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After weeks of protests and deadly clashes in Yemen, Houthi rebels and the government have agreed to a UN-brokered peace deal calling for the formation of a new government within a month. Stipulations include the drafting of a new constitution on the basis of consensus and restoration of recently cut fuel subsidies. While most Yemenis are celebrating the peace agreement, there’s concern about whether or not it will be honoured. So, will this deal last? Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak to: 

Sama’a Al-Hamdani @Yemeniaty
Yemen researcher and analyst
yemeniaty.com

Mohammed Al-Afandi
Head, Yemeni Center for Strategic Studies

Hussain Al-Bukhaiti @HussainBukhaiti
Pro-Houthi activist

Atiaf Alwazir @WomanFromYemen
Researcher and writer
womanfromyemen.blogspot.com

What do you think? Leave your thoughts in the comments below. 

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