Sudanese police scatter demonstrators with tear gas

On Sunday, the Sudanese security forces dispersed two demonstrations against the measures taken by the commander of the armed forces, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, firing tear gas, and arrested dozens of protesters on the first day of a new civil disobedience campaign.

On 25 October, Lieutenant General Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan declared a state of emergency in the country and dissolved the Sovereignty Council, which he headed, and the government led by Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok, who was arrested for a short time. , before his release to move to his home, as most of the government ministers were arrested, some civilians, activists and politicians.

After a protest movement that erupted in the wake of the measures and withdrew last week, trade unions and other organizations have again called on Sudanese to conduct civil disobedience on Sunday, the first day of the week. in Sudan, and Monday.

According to the Sudan Teachers Union, 87 protesters were arrested “without a warrant” and a teacher broke her leg as she dispersed the demonstration.

Meanwhile, studies have been suspended in two major universities in Sudan, the first of which is the University of Khartoum, which condemned the military “coup” and the attacks carried out by gunmen against students on 25 October.

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