Protesters barricades roads in Khartoum to demand civilian rule

KHARTOUM Al-Yurae-Anadolu – Protesters blocked main roads in the capital Khartoum on Tuesday amid rallies to demand full civilian rule.

Demonstrators erected barricades and burned tires in main roads in the cities of Bahri and Omdurman in protest of security crackdown on protests demanding the restoration of civilian rule.

The demonstration was called by the Resistance Committees, a protest group that led demonstrations against the military.

According to eyewitnesses, security forces fired teargas canisters to disperse protesters in Omdurman.

Sudan has been in turmoil since Oct. 25, 2021, when a military coup dismissed Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s transitional government and declared a state of emergency,

Prior to the military takeover, Sudan was governed by a sovereign council of military and civilian officials tasked with overseeing the transition period until elections in 2023.

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