Yemeni Jew who Registered to Run for Municipal Election Dies
A Yemeni Jew, who announced his candidacy in January for the municipal elections, died last week in Hamam- Damt neighborhood of Al-Dhalih city, reported the weekly Yemen Times Monday.
Ezer Ibrahim died of internal bleeding, due to tripping on a smooth surface that caused him to hit his head violently on the floor, said the weekly.
Yemen's election committee rejected Ibrahim’s candidacy for religious reasons.
Ibrahim, a member of Yemen's Jewish community, had registered to run on the list of the ruling General People's Congress (GPC).
Nearly 50,000 Jews still live in the northern area of Yemen after many migrated to Israel via the United States and European countries -- Albawaba.com
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