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Face of a Yemeni youth his face painted in the colours of the Yemeni flag (photo: AP)

Paternal and Religious Authority in the Arab World

Yemen's Sons Have Broken the Vow of Silence

In the patriarchal and deeply religious culture of Yemen, every revolt against the father is likewise a revolt against God. Now, however, the younger generation has discovered ways and means to avoid paternal authority, writes Michael RoesMore