'The Last of the Lascars: Yemeni Muslims in Britain 1836-2012' by Mohammad Siddique Seddon ~ This book charts the fascinating and little-known history of Britain’s oldest Muslim community. - See more at: http://www.kubepublishing.com/shop/the-last-of-the-lascars-yemeni-muslims-in-britain-1836-2012-copy/#sthash.aAjW4MHB.dpuf #MohammadSiddiqueSeddon #islamhistory
Tawakkol Karman born 7 Feb1979 became the international public face of the 2011 Yemeni uprising (Arab Spring uprisings). She is a co-recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, becoming the 1st Yemeni & 1st Arab woman & the 2nd Muslim woman to win a Nobel Prize and the youngest Nobel Peace Laureate to date. She is a journalist, politician & senior member of the of Al-Islah political party, & human rights activist who heads the group Women Journalists Without Chains which she co-founded in 2005.
Tawakkol Karman: b. 1979 an Yemeni journalist, politician, and activist. She leads Women Journalists Without Chains, which she co-founded. She is a co-recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, becoming the 1st Yemeni, the 1st Arab woman, and the 2nd Muslim woman to win a Nobel Prize and the youngest Nobel Peace Laureate to date.
Old Sana'a, Yemen. The old fortified city has been inhabited for more than 2,500 years and contains many intact architectural gems. It was declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations in 1986. Efforts are underway to preserve some of the oldest buildings, such as the Samsarh and the Great Mosque of Sana'a, which are more than 1,400 years old.