Sudanese Ask Army to Back Calls for Bashir to Step Down

Thousands of Sudanese protesters have rallied outside the army's headquarters in the capital Khartoum, calling on the military to back their demand for President Omar al-Bashir to step down. The complex also houses the defence ministry and Bashir's official residence. Protest organisers chose April 6 to begin the rally outside the army headquarters to mark the 1985 uprising that toppled the regime of President Jaafar Nimeiri.

  • Sudan:   Protesters Call On Military to Intervene

    Deutsche Welle, 7 April 2019

    Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has rejected calls to step down amid growing popular pressure against his rule. For thousands of protesters, the military may be the only option to… Read more »

Hundreds of thousands' on the streets of Sudan capital


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