Thousands of protesters demanding an end to military rule flocked to the sit-in outside Sudan's Defense Ministry on Friday, in the biggest turnout in the center of the capital since last week when former president Omar al-Bashir was ousted and a military council took over.
Sudan's military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said Wednesday, as demonstrators keep up their sit-in outside the army complex calling for a swift transfer to civilian government.
Sudan's military rulers faced pressure from demonstrators and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government Monday as activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters.
Sudan’s new head of the transitional military council has affirmed that a civilian government would be established in the African country, stressing that all traces of ousted President Omar al-Bashir’s government will be “uprooted.”
Sudan's security and intelligence chief quit on Saturday, state media reported, a day after the defense minister stepped down abruptly as interim leader following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir and protesters kept up demands for change.
Sudan state television said on Thursday that the armed forces would make an important announcement soon, amid speculation that a coup attempt could be underway against President Omar al-Bashir following months of protests against his 30-year rule.