Mass rallies to mark ‘Ashura Day’ planned all across Yemen

Mass rallies to mark ‘Ashura Day’ planned all across Yemen

The Yemeni capital of Sana’a and various other Yemeni provinces are preparing to stage mass rallies on Thursday to commemorate the day of Ashura.

On Wednesday, the organizing committee has called for broad participation in the 10th of Ashura’s marches in Sana’a and the provinces to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Husayn, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.

The Airport Street has been set as a square for the march of Thursday afternoon, while Al-Shaab Mosque Square for the women’s march in the afternoon as well.

In a statement, the Committee stressed the importance of gathering in these mass marches in the squares designated by the secretariat of the capital and the provinces, to emphasize the continued steadfastness of the Yemeni people in the face of aggression until victory is achieved.

Ashura marks the commemoration of the Battle of Karbala and the martyrdom of Imam Husayn. Millions of Muslims around the world gather to commemorate his sacrifice for Islam, and to find inspiration in his words and deeds.