In response to the call of the Office of Directorate General for Foreign Affairs of the Southern Transitional Council, and after the United States of America, hundreds of people from the southern community in the United Kingdom, protests in front of the British government building and the British Parliament and United Nations offices in London, to express their rejection of the policies of corruption and starvation practiced by the government of Ben Dagher against the people of the South.
The participants expressed dissatisfaction for not engaging the Southern Transitional Council in the Geneva consultations, reconfirming their support for the Council as representative of the southern people, calling for the restoration of the southern state.
They showed support to the call of the Southern Transitional Council and its historic statement against the deterioration of the economic situation in the South, stressing on the necessity for the southerners to be part of any future peace process to guarantee their right of restoring their state, affirming the adherence to the right of the people of the South to achieve their freedom.
The protesters raised slogans in both Arabic and English calling on the United Nations to recognize the right of self-determination for the people of the south as enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.
They also stressed the steadfast position of the people of the South in combating terrorism and bringing peace.
Earlier, the protesters in USA delivered a letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Antonio Guterres, confirming the demands of the southern community and the attachment to the southern cause, and the full support for the Southern Transitional Council