US News: new mass protests against Sudan's military ruler

In Sudan, the revolution at the edge of the gulf

 In Sudan, the revolution at the edge of the gulf © ASHRAF Shazly / AFP supporters of a civilian power manifest Thursday, October 21 in the streets of Khartoum. The Alliance between Military and Civilians, which dropped the Dictator Omar Al-Bashir in 2019, tear. The supporters of the two camps paradeed this Thursday in the capital Khartoum. With the risk of uncontrolled violence.

Khartoum is again a resting day before: The Sudanese leadership tries with a large-scale offer of security forces to suffocate demonstrations in the capital already in the germ.

In der sudanesischen Hauptstadt Khartum halten die Proteste gegen den Militärputsch an © Marwan Ali / AP / Picture Alliance In the Sudanese capital Khartoum, the protests against the military coup stop at

shortly before the start of the planned big-circuits of the democracy movement in Sudan against the military coup demonstrating the security forces in the capital Khartum strength: a large bid is on the Roads posted, bridges are blocked which Khartum connect with neighboring cities. In addition, soldiers and police focused on rush roads control points where pedestrians and motorists are sampled. The Internet and telephone connections are largely paralyzed.

"Coup d'état" in Sudan. The Prime Minister and most of his ministers arrested

 © Hannibal Hanschke / Reuters Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok was placed in residence supervised by a military group. The tensions of these last days born from the breakage between the military and the civilian power resulted, Monday, October 25, on the arrest of several ministers and the placement, by a group of unidentified soldiers, Prime Minister Sudanese Abdallah Hamdok in supervised residence.

already up to 30 dead?

The fear before violent clashes in the protests is great after the military had taken on Monday the power in the Northeast African country. Since then, thousands of people go on the road nationwide. For confrontations with the security forces, according to doctors, at least eight protesters were killed and 170 injured. A US official even spoke from 20 to 30 dead. He described the protests planned for this Saturday as a "real test" for the intentions of the military.

Derzeit der starke Mann im Sudan: General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan © Mahmoud Hjaj / AA / Picture Alliance Currently the strong man in Sudan: General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan

Both the United Nations and the European Union memorized the military in the run-up to the announced protests and demonstrations for restraint. UN Secretary General António Gutres explained in New York, the rulers in Sudan should "not cause even more victims". The EU External Officer Josep Borrell stressed to treat the demonstrators with respect. On behalf of the 27 Member States, he again demanded the release of the political prisoners fixed since the coup. Similarly, Great Britain and the US said.

Further ambassadors of Sudan Deposed

In the meantime, the military leadership once again set several ambassadors of Sudan. How the state television reported are lace diplomats in South Africa, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The new military grand author, General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, also released some diplomats in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from their duties. Already on Thursday, the country's ambassador had been relieved at the European Union and five other diplomats of their offices.

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Sudan: Military gestures do not call the street, the UN is worried .
© Ap - Marwan Ali in the streets of Khartoum, November 4, 2021, protesters show their rejection of Burhan coup . The UN Human Rights Council asked Friday, November 5, the "immediate return" of the civilian government, after the Putsch of October 25.

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