The disappearance of the leader of the Houthi rebels, Abd al-Malik Badr al-Din, on the eve of the Yemeni celebration of the 59th anniversary of the September 26 revolution, raised wide questions, in exchange for the appearance of Mahdi al-Mashat, head of the so-called Supreme Political Council, and the absence of his rival, Muhammad Ali al-Houthi, a member of the same temporary council, whom activists nicknamed the “Directal.” ‘, out of sight, despite his appearance before that on tribal occasions on a daily basis.
Despite the appearance of Abdul-Malik al-Houthi and al-Mashat, on the eve of the seventh anniversary of the September 21 catastrophe, the memory of the eternal Yemeni September revolution prompted the militia leader, Abdul-Malik to hand over the task of delivering a mock speech to al-Mashat, which angered Muhammad Ali al-Houthi.
This comes as the Houthis invented dozens of occasions for their own, such as the Scream Day and the Wilayat. On each occasion, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi appears to his people for an hour or more, except on the anniversary of September 26, as he is mute and deaf, leaving it to Mahdi al-Mashat to play the role of the idiot in an open skit; According to activists.
They emphasized that the remarkable celebration of the anniversary of the September 26 revolution by Yemenis is not a remembrance of a historical event decades ago, but rather a demonstration related to the future of a free, democratic, republican Yemen.
They considered that the return of September to the memory of Yemenis with this momentum when the parties that faced the nascent republic returned, as the Yemeni keeps September as a complete liberation narrative against all forms of old and new tyranny.
They noted that the intensity of Yemenis’ celebration of the September revolution was remarkable in recent years, an indication that the new Imams raised Yemenis’ sensitivity towards the old Imamate.
Yemenis celebrate every year on this 26th day of September, lighting the torch, commemorating and celebrating it, and holding popular carnivals on the morning of September 26th.
The September 26 revolution represents an official national holiday for the Yemeni people. This revolution, in 1962, toppled the Imamate regime that was ruling northern Yemen at the time.