Sudanese launch night protests as economy slips further
Protests spread to capital’s residential areas as calls mount for president to step down
By Mohammed Amin
Protests in Sudan spread to residential areas of the capital Tuesday as the country’s economic and political crisis showed no signs of abating.
Demonstrators took to the streets of Al Kalakla, Jabra and Al-Thawra, eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency.
The move was called for by independent professional unions to add momentum to the ongoing protests for an end to soaring living costs.
Police used tear gas to quell the crowds, arresting dozens of activists, the witnesses said.
Sudan saw widespread protests Sunday in many cities, including the capital Khartoum.
The protesters chanted anti-government slogans, calling for democracy, peace
The nationwide protests, which have been ongoing for around a month, are also calling for President Omar Al-Bashir to step down.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.