The Christian Science Monitor is reporting: "Yemen slipped closer to a full-blown civil war today as
opposition tribesmen attacked the compound of President Ali Abdullah
Saleh for the first time. While the president appears to have narrowly
escaped serious injury, the escalating fighting represents an
unprecedented challenge to his 32-year rule."
Jesse Freeston is an independent video-journalist originally from
His reports have covered a variety of issues including: the
military-industrial complex from Washington DC, the fallout of the
economic crisis from Harrisburg, PA, the fight over SB1070 in Arizona,
the Steelworkers' strike at the world's larges nickel mine in Sudbury,
Canada, and the March 2009 election in El Salvador that brought the
FMLN to power.
He is currently working in Honduras documenting the ongoing crisis
precipitated by the June 2009 military coup. He was the first to
document the electoral fraud perpetrated by the Honduran coup regime
during the November 2009 elections. Apart from filing regular
mini-documentary videos with The Real News Network, he is also working
on his first documentary on Honduras' escalating land conflict in the
fertile Aguan Valley.
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