Sudanese protesters on Tuesday called for a mass rally, insisting the army is not serious about handing power to civilians nearly three weeks after it toppled president Omar Al Bashir.
Hundreds of workers at Sudan’s banks and government offices, including the key oil ministry, went on strike for a second day on Wednesday to demand the country’s ruling generals step down.
Sudanese demonstrators are expected to stage a “million-strong” march on Thursday to press for a civilian administration after talks with military rulers hit a snag.
Sudan is facing a pre-Ramadan fuel crisis and a worsening cash crunch less than a month after president Omar Al Bashir was ousted following protests sparked by bread and fuel shortages.
Sudan’s ruling military council said on Tuesday that a brother of ousted president Omar al-Bashir who it previously announced had been detained was actually not in custody.
The beneficiaries expressed their appreciation to the UAE and the ERC delegation, praising the country's leadership for standing with Sudan. They also wished the UAE and its people further progress and prosperity.
Sudanese protest leaders late Saturday said they accepted the creation of a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan as proposed by an Ethiopian envoy.
Around 5,000 protesters marched peacefully from the Atash camp for the displaced to a military installation housing the 16th Infantry Division, SUNA said, citing South Darfur's governor. Sudan has seen frequent protests near military buildings.
Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, putting pressure on the ruling military council to cede power to civilians in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former president Omar Al Bashir more than two months ago.