Sudanese forces killed seven anti-coup protesters Monday in one of the deadliest days of recent rallies against a military takeover.
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The fight for Sudan’s democracy remains uncertain. The army did not remove Omar al-Bashir for altruistic reasons but to keep power.
The resignation of Sudan’s prime minister threatens a return to the repressive policies of the Omar al-Bashir, analysts say.
Sudanese authorities disrupted phone lines and the internet, as well as the media, including Al-Arabiya, a satellite channel.
At least 235 demonstrators were injured in a crackdown by Sudanese security forces on December 25 when people took to the streets.
As Sudan marks the third anniversary of a popular revolt, people from all over the country joined protests against the military’s takeover.
Pro-democracy activists are seeking escalation after the military junta in Khartoum cracked down on the recent pro-democracy protests.
Protestors remained on streets of Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, to protest the arrest of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and others.
With so many organizations vying for a say in the country’s destiny, reaching a compromise is proving extremely difficult.
The United Nations has been monitoring the transition process in Sudan and has released a new statement encouraging reforms.