A secessionist demonstrator in Aden, Yemen, burns his voter card on Feb. 16, 2012, in defiance of Yemen's upcoming elections. The country's Feb. 21 election, the first since President Ali Abdullah Saleh stepped down, are being marred by a boycott by southerners agitating for greater autonomy.
A secessionist demonstrator in Aden, Yemen, burns his voter card on Feb. 16, 2012, in defiance of Yemen's upcoming elections. The country's Feb. 21 election, the first since President Ali Abdullah Saleh stepped down, are being marred by a boycott by southerners agitating for greater autonomy. Adam Baron/MCT
A secessionist demonstrator in Aden, Yemen, burns his voter card on Feb. 16, 2012, in defiance of Yemen's upcoming elections. The country's Feb. 21 election, the first since President Ali Abdullah Saleh stepped down, are being marred by a boycott by southerners agitating for greater autonomy. Adam Baron/MCT

World

February 18, 2012 4:12 PM

Southern Yemen's election boycott hints at trouble ahead

  Comments  

Videos