Over 50 Sudanese pro-democracy groups have agreed on a new draft constitution, in one of the largest shows of unity from the opposition.
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In an unprecedented move, Sudan’s junta cut off web access in Khartoum ahead of Thursday’s planned pro-democracy demonstrations.
Seven people were killed last Thursday when the Sudanese military used live bullets to disperse crowds in response to protests.
On May 29, Sudan’s junta announced they were lifting a state of emergency imposed seven months ago to quell dissent.
Thousands of Sudanese turned to the streets wednesday in new demonstrations against a military coup that occurred in October.
The protesters who have been fighting tirelessly for democracy wanted to recreate the two days of barricading in Khartoum last week.
The demo-optimism that followed the removal of Omar al-Bashir following the Sudanese people’s 2019 revolution hangs on a balance.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan’s capital and other cities across the country Sunday to again ask the junta to leave.
Three were killed Monday when Sudanese security forces fired live rounds during protests against military rule by tens of thousands.
The coup in Sudan has prompted fresh fears about the country’s future as even old conflicts, such as in Darfur Province, are resurfacing.