Much of the media attention has rightfully focused on the violence of the Saleh regime in the face of mass protests and various defections. At the heart of these dynamics, however, are everyday people that are out in the streets articulating their demands and organizing communities. Below are a number of videos highlighting such activities and hopefully providing a platform to those with the most at stake in what is transpiring in Yemen.
For an analysis of recent developments in Yemen at the level of elite politics, see Jadaliyy`s "Saleh Defiant" and "Of the Elites, By the Elites, and For the Elites: An Update on Yemen`s Revolution."
Activist Atef Sabry explaining the demands of the youth:
In action, protesters making signs (2 videos):
"Academic" tent at the University Square in San`a while hosting a performance of revolutionary songs:
Demonstrator speaking about his reaction to the "initiatives" of President Saleh: