"Guns: just say 'NO'" Yemen Local Custom Tip by TheLongTone

Yemen Local Customs: 51 reviews and 71 photos


I only saw a handful of men carrying AK47s. Instead at every police checkpoint you see this remarkable sign: a representation of a Kalashnikov in the barred circle meaning 'No whatevers'. (My reasons for only including this photo of the sign on a bottle of water are obvious. I didn't get a single snap of any of the friendly but tedious police checkpoints)
In fact the government is spending huge amounts of money buying back the accumulated private arsenals of the country. Nevertheless, I was told that you could buy more or less anything under the size of a tank at the notorious arms market near Marib.....

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  • Updated Jan 16, 2010
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