The forces of the UAE-backed security belt released a number of organizers of a march that prevented their organization in the temporary capital, Aden.
The organizers of the march said in a statement to them, that the forces of the transitional forces, by force of arms, prevented the march that was scheduled to start yesterday evening in front of the banks square in the Crater district.
The militia governing Aden, reproduces the same repressive measures that were used by the former Saleh regime and the Houthis today.
The statement pointed out that the transitional leadership issued its repressive orders to prevent the sons of Aden from going out to demand their rights from electricity, water, health and others, calling for “a week of anger” each in his district, region and street.
And the leadership of the Emirati-backed transitional militia, has prevented the organization of demonstrations called by activists in the temporary capital of Aden to condemn the deterioration of services, and imposed penalties of up to six months imprisonment and a fine of up to one million Yemeni riyals.
Witnesses said that the forces of the Transitional Council prevented yesterday afternoon the movement of the movement to Crater Square, and deployed extensively in the road that leads to it as well as closed the shops, to prevent any demonstrations.
The witnesses added that the transitional elements opened fire to disperse the demonstrators, and arrested dozens of them.
In a context, a statement of the preparatory committee that called for the demonstrations said that it had resorted to other alternatives to prevent collision with the elements of the Southern Transitional, which had spread widely in the streets.
The statement indicated that women among the demonstrators were subjected to verbal abuse from the transitional elements.
Meanwhile, the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council issued a decision to impose sanctions against activists up to six months in prison.
According to a memo by the Chargé d’Affaires Chairman of the Assembly Ahmed bin Brik, he was charged with a fine of up to one million riyals and a six-month prison sentence for anyone calling for demonstrations in Aden or writing on social networking sites about the bad conditions in the temporary capital.