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Since the protests began in February, more than 120 people have been killed in Yemen, including 46 children and more than 5000 wounded.
Shahram Aghamir of Pacifica Radio`s Voices of the Middle East and North Africa spoke with Yemen specialist, Sheila Carapico about the protest movement, President Ali Abdullah Saleh`s regime and the changing political configuration in Yemen.
Sheila Carapico is professor of political science and international studies at the University of Richmond, and is a contributing editor of MERIP (Middle East Report). She has written extensively on Yemen, including Civil Society in Yemen: The Political Economy of Activism in Arabia.
Sheila Carapico on the Uprising in Yemen by Jadaliyya