18 12, 2019

Languishing at the Bottom of Yemen’s Ladder By ROBERT F. WORTH FEB. 27, 2008

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SANA, Yemen — By day, they sweep the streets of the Old City, ragged, dark-skinned men in orange jump suits. By night, they retreat to fetid slums on the edge of town. They are known as “Al Akhdam” — the servants. Set apart by their African features, they form a kind of hereditary caste at [...]