News / / 04.15.19

AFP: Sudan leaders face pressure for transfer to civilian rule

Sudan’s military rulers faced pressure from demonstrators and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government Monday, April 15, as activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters.

Thousands remained camped outside the complex in Khartoum overnight after protest leaders issued demands to the military council set up following the ouster of veteran president Omar al-Bashir.

The organization that spearheaded the months of protests leading to Bashir’s fall, the Sudanese Professionals Association, called on their supporters to boost the numbers at the complex…

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