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Mohammed Al-Harbi is an activist and a researcher from Al-Dhalea who works with the Erada Foundation for Development. He is the editor-in-chief for Sawt Al-Muhammasheen website and the manager of the rights and freedoms department at Elam Foundation. His previous work includes other research studies on Muhammasheen.

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The Yemen Brief Podcast | Episode 8 | Minority Communities in Yemen, Part One: Muhammasheen

April 17, 2022
The Muhammasheen, literally the “marginalized,” is an ascriptive term designating an ethnic hereditary minority of Yemenis associated with certain types of occupations. Its members, numbering some 500,000 to 800,000, are prohibited from bearing arms or owning property, and stigmatized as weak and of foreign descent. The ostracization of the … Read more

Bringing Forth the Voices of Muhammasheen

July 13, 2021
The Muhammasheen, meaning “the marginalized,” is an ascriptive term designating a group of Yemenis who were traditionally called (literally meaning “the servants”). Membership in this ethnic minority is hereditary, associated with certain types of occupations, and in traditional Yemeni social structures its members are considered ‘weak’ and … Read more