After calling yesterday evening, Tuesday, for new demonstrations in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, the “resistance committees” returned and explained in a statement today, Wednesday, that they were postponed until tomorrow.
She indicated that the rallies will head to the Republican Palace in Khartoum. She also urged the participants to adhere to peace and discipline.
As for the reason for the delay or adjusting the timing, the field office for coordination of the resistance committees only said that “the war is a hoax,” as he put it.
63 . killed
The last round of demonstrations in the capital was last Sunday, when a demonstrator was killed after being hit in the head with a tear gas canister.
This brings the number of protesters killed since last October to 63, according to what was announced by the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors in support of the protest movements.
From previous demonstrations in Khartoum (AFP)
Meanwhile, the police confirmed at the time that they dealt with unarmed cases with reasonable force, adding that 22 policemen were wounded, while 86 suspects were arrested.
Despite the international and regional mediations launched recently, the civilian groups, led by the professionals, still refuse the participation of the military component in governance.
While the UN envoy to the country, Volker Perthes, stressed during the past two days that the consultations launched by the UN initiative include all components.
It is noteworthy that since last October 25, the day the army commander, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, dissolved the government headed by Abdullah Hamdok, and imposed exceptional measures, and calls to take to the street continue. Hamdok’s later conclusion of a political agreement with Al-Burhan did not suffice to calm matters and form a new government. This prompted the Prime Minister on January 3, 2022, to resign, warning that the country would enter a serious crisis.