I got a deal for them: al Moayad for al Badawi…throw in Elbaneh and I may even give ’em Zayed too.
Sheikhs of Khawlan tribes hand letter to US ambassador over al-Moayad and Zayed
January 15, 2008 – Sheikhs of Khawlan tribes met Tuesday the US ambassador to Sana’a Stephen Seche and handed him a letter in which they demanded the US Justice Department and the Colorado Appeal Court to immediately release Sheikh Mohammad al-Moayad and Mohammad Zayed.
The letter was attached with a medical report explains deterioration of al-Moayad and Zayed’s health as well as a CD shows Sheik al-Moayad’s various charities in Yemen.
Well-informed sources told Alsahwa.net that Sheikhs said that it is impossible for their tribes to abandon Sheikh al-Moayad and Zayed, stressing their refusal to the pervious unjust sentences issued against al-Moayad and Zayed .
Sources further said that the Sheikhs told the ambassador that they expected the US to meet their demand.
Seche, according to the sources, promised to carry their demand to the US administration, calling to discuss viable and appropriate solutions between US and Yemen regarding this case.
On the other hand, the president Ali Abdullah Saleh met on Monday Khawlan’s Shiekhs who handed him a letter in which they claimed him to intensify efforts aiming to free al-Moayad and Zayed .
For his part, Saleh promised to pursue the case, emphasizing that it largely concerns the government, as said the sources.
The president had summoned Seche and handed him a message demanding the US administration to free all Yemeni detainees.