Opposition Parties Postpone Demonstrations

HARGEISA, 17 August 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Opposition parties said they postponed the mass demonstrations until Thursday. An official from the Opposition told Somalilandpress that they decided to postpone the demonstrations that were expected to take place tomorrow so that they will have more time to mobilize their supporters.

The opposition parties called a joint mass demonstrations in all regions of Somaliland to show their stance in the government’s decision to suspend the voters registration results.

It is not clear if the opposition’s decision has something to do with the President’s invitation to the opposition leaders for a consultation meeting on Wednesday.

Members from the opposition told Somalilandpress that this has nothing to do with the president’s invitation to the two opposition leaders.


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