Alertes de sécurité

À noter, les alertes ne sont disponibles qu'en anglais
11 août 2020 | 14h20 UTC

Yemen: Pro-government groups stage demonstration on Socotra August 11

Yemen Alerte de sécurité

Pro-government groups stage anti-STC demonstration in Hadibo (Socotra) on August 11; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/8/2020, 12h00 until 13/8/2020, 11h59 (Asia/Aden). COUNTRY/REGION Socotra


Supporters of Yemen's internationally-recognized government gathered for a demonstration in Socotra's capital Hadibo on Tuesday, August 11, against the Southern Transitional Council's (STC's) control of the island. The protest, organized by the moderate separatist Southern National Coalition (SNC), called for the return of control of Socotra to the Aden-based Yemeni government.

Tuesday's demonstration is believed to have passed peacefully, but further protests and counter-demonstrations by STC supporters are possible in the area in the medium term.


Nominally allies against the Houthis in Yemen's ongoing civil war, STC fighters have frequently clashed with government forces over control of southern Yemen since August 2019 and declared self-rule in Aden and other areas of southern Yemen in April. The STC seized control of Socotra in June, after ousting pro-government forces from Hadibo. However, the group subsequently rescinded their self-rule declaration on 29 July following a power-sharing agreement brokered by Saudi Arabia.


Those on Socotra are advised to monitor developments and avoid all demonstrations and political gatherings on the island.

Due to poor security conditions, many Western governments strongly advise their citizens against all travel to Yemen. Travel to the country should only be considered with proper security protocols in place. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Alertes reliées