Sudanese police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Sudan’s capital Khartoum during a civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule.
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Protest leaders in Sudan are urging people to participate in acts of civil disobedience to pressure the military after deadly disruption of recent sit-in.
In the Middle East, it has often begun the same way: a popular swell of street protests against long-entrenched autocrats and demonstrators .
Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders vowed to press campaign of civil disobedience until ruling military ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice.
Protest leaders in Sudan rejects a proposal to negotiate with military generals, saying call is insincere as security forces continue to target protesters.
Paramilitaries in Khartoum threw dozens of bodies into the Nile to try to hide the number of casualties inflicted during a dawn attack.
The impasse over Sudan’s political future deepened as pro-democracy activists rejected a plan by military leaders to hold elections within nine months.
Demonstrators sustained through lengthy negotiations and armed attacks by donations of food and drinks, many distributed by an extraordinary tea seller.
Sudanese security forces halted a protest by journalists in Khartoum over authorities’ decision to shut down the local office of Al-Jazeera television.
Sudan’s ruling military council says it is canceling its previous agreement with civilian protesters following Monday’s attack by security forces.