kateoplis:

1. A lieutenant patrols the pink barracks of Yemen’s female counterterrorism unit at a Sanaa base. “The color on the walls was our idea,” says one officer. “We fought for the color.” Some 1,500 women serve in police and counterterror units. They’re crucial in an ultraconservative culture where men cannot check female suspects—or those disguised as women.

2. A wedding in Sanaa’s Old City

Yemen by Stephanie Sinclair

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deafmuslimpunx:

Mohammed El-Badr with Royalist Tribesmen, in Yemen, during the 1960s. Photo by Bettman

deafmuslimpunx:

Mohammed El-Badr with Royalist Tribesmen, in Yemen, during the 1960s. Photo by Bettman

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allamericananarchist:

darling80m:

Malcolm X in the Square in Sana’a, Yemen (via WomanfromYemen)

I’ll make a longer post about all the ways this quote is perfect later. Malcolm X inspires me on a daily basis. 

allamericananarchist:

darling80m:

Malcolm X in the Square in Sana’a, Yemen (via WomanfromYemen)

I’ll make a longer post about all the ways this quote is perfect later. Malcolm X inspires me on a daily basis. 

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