Thousands of protesters call for a coup in Sudan

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. They demand the country’s army to seize power.

Since the attempted coup in September, the country has been divided politically in the transitional government, made up of civilians and military personnel. They have been in power since the military ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir in 2019. dropped. Army leaders are demanding changes and want to replace a number of government leaders. Critics see this as an attempt by the military to seize power entirely.

The worst and most dangerous crisis

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Friday presented a plan for the crisis, which he described as “the worst and most dangerous” since the start of the transitional government. The Prime Minister called on the opposition groups to work together and respect the country’s interim constitution and judicial authorities.

Unlike previous protests, this time the protesters were able to reach the presidential palace. And there were clashes in the streets between supporters of the army and supporters of the current government.

Supporters also announced a demonstration. They want to take to the streets on Thursday. Support for the government is waning because the government has reduced its fuel subsidies, among other things, and inflation has risen sharply in the country.

coup attempts

The country has faced several coup attempts since its capture. At the end of September, the military reported that soldiers coup He had blocked a group of soldiers supporting Bashir. According to Prime Minister Hamdok, Bashir’s supporters wanted to stop the “democratic transition” in the country.

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There was also an attempted coup last year. then men Former Secret Service to take power from the country.

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