Local news

Tue - 28 Apr 2020 - 03:18 AM ،،،

 Hundreds of people staged a demonstration in al-Mukalla, the capital of Hadramout on Monday, to express their solidarity with the leadership of the Southern Transitional Council and their support for the STC declaration of self- administration of the South.

The participants roamed the streets of al-Mukalla in a festive atmosphere, raising the southern flags, banners, placards and portraits of the STC leader Aidroos al-Zubaidi.

They chanted slogans in solidarity with the significant step that have recently been made in Aden by the STC.

The crowd also chanted slogans against the Yemeni legitimacy, calling for its departure, affirming at the same time that Hadramout is an essential part of the South.

The Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council declared a state of public emergency in Aden and all the southern governorates and it announced self-administration of the South, beginning from Saturday 25 April 2020.

In its statement, the STC Presidency called on all the Southerners to support the STC leadership to implement the procedures for the self-administration of the South.