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Friends of South Yemen (FOSY) is a society whose main goal is the establishment of an independent state in South Yemen. Membership is open to all Yemenis and individuals and organisations who support this objective.

FOSY’s Chairman Abdul Galil Shaif Kasim said:

“Two countries adjoining, understanding and collaborating with each other are far better than a federal state in which wars, destruction and destitution continue.

We are on a mission to step up our push for international recognition.”

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A special issue of FOSY’s South Yemen Update newsletter has been published.

This 6-page issue is titled "FOSY’S ROAD MAP EXPLAINED" and contains an extensive interview with FOSY’s chairman, Abdul Galil Shaif in which he explains in detail his proposals for a three-stage plan to bring about a peaceful solution to the crisis in Yemen.

Click here to read the newsletter.

A road map for Yemen

Friends of South Yemen proposes to the international community a three-stage plan to bring about a peaceful solution to the crisis in Yemen. The road map makes proposals for an ending of the war in Yemen, finding a way out of the current political stalemate and offering a vision for the future.

The detailed proposals are featured as the cover story of Issue 10 of the South Yemen Update newsletter, and are also available as a separate document by clicking here.

An Arabic language version is available at this link: خارطة طريق لليمن

Issue 10 of the South Yemen Update newsletter has been published.

The cover feature in this issue is FOSY’s proposal to the international community for a three-stage plan to bring about a peaceful solution to the crisis in Yemen.

Also included are a report on a recent Zoom conference, Building an Enduring Peace in Yemen: the Southern Pathway to Peace, hosted by the Southern Independence group, and a review of a book of poems by Threa Almontaser.

Click here to access all issues of the newsletter.