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Arrival of Yemenite asylum seekers in Korea           (Continued from part.1) Most Koreans did not feel that the refugee problems in Europe, including refugees following the Syrian civil war and Muslim radicalism, were related to them. But this situation has changed in 2018, after Korean mass media...
Prologue Unlike Europe, nations of the East Asian region consist of a single people. Some people call these races, but the definition of a race is very problematic and thus it is better to speak of peoples and cultures. Like Europe, Asia also contains extreme racists who emphasize that their...
Background: Hans Koolstra and his family were kidnapped in Yemen in 1999. He tells the Dutch radio program ‘Tijdsein’ about the release of his family. The exact date of the interview is not known but it was shortly after the interview of Cornelis Hulsman with Dr. Truus Wierdsma. For more...
Background: Truus Wierdsma, a Dutch medical doctor who lives and works with other Christian medical staff in a government hospital in Ṣaʿada, northern Yemen, speaks about the kidnapping of the Koolstra family; father, mother and small children. Wierdsma knew the Koolstra family well since Hans...
Background: Hans Koolstra is telling Cornelis Hulsman about the release of his family, after being kidnapped by a tribe in Yemen. The exact date of the interview is not known but it was shortly after the interview of Cornelis Hulsman with Dr. Truus Wierdsma. For more information please refer to the...
Background: The Dutch Koolstra family has been released after being kidnapped in Yemen in 1999. Cornelis Hulsman interviews the family for the first time after their release by phone. The exact date of the telephone interview is not known but it was shortly after the interview with Truus Wierdsma....
Background:  This is part II of the two interviews with Yemeni ministers following a wave of kidnappings of foreigners in Yemen including the Dutch Koolstra family. For more information, please refer to the preceding tape Minister of InformationʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Aqwā on kidnappings of foreigners in...
Background: In the midst of political instability and uncertainty in Yemen in 1999, a wave of kidnappings of foreigners by various Islamist groups occurred across the country, including the Dutch Koolstra family. Cornelis Hulsman met with the Minister of Information, member of the General People’s...
Background: Yemeni Minister of Tourism, Dr. ʿAbd al-Ṣarāfi and Yemeni officials accompanying him, speak about Western tourism to Yemen, investment opportunities and economy. He particularly addresses concerns over tourists’ safety in light of recent kidnappings, Yemeni agriculture, and the...
Sources: The government of Yemen is considering severing diplomatic relations with Iran Sources have revealed that the government of Yemen is considering severing diplomatic ties with Iran following attacks by students on the Yemeni Embassy in Tehran. This comes after Iran has expressed its...

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