Thousands of Sudanese Protesters Demand Dissolution of Transitional Government


Sudanese pro-military protesters demonstrated outside the presidential palace in central Khartoum, demanding the dismissal of the government of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok.

A 50-year-old protester Abboud Ahmed said, “We need a military government, the current government has failed to bring us justice and equality.”

The government’s supporters charged that the protest was orchestrated by sympathizers of the Bashir regime which was dominated by Islamists and the military.

Tough economic reforms and the rise of inflation have contributed to waning support for the transitional government.

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