Sudan—Army Attempts To Disperse Sit-In As Protesters Call For Civilian Government

Reuters | 04/15/2019

Demonstrators have resisted an attempt to disperse a sit-in outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry, reports Reuters.  On Monday, soldiers surrounded the protest on three sides and tried to push the 5,000 demonstrators out, said a witness. The protesters joined hands and refused to move, appearing to win a reprieve.  Protests that began in December succeeded in ousting longtime dictator Omar Bashir on April 11 after the army stepped in.  Demonstrators have continued a...

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