The Sudanese capital Khartoum is completely blocked by the military. The country’s civilian forces are urging people to take to the streets to oppose a military coup. Writes about it Al jazeera…
Newspaper Kommersant notes that the entrances to the capital and bridges in the city have already been blocked, in a number of districts of the Sudanese capital the Internet is disconnected.
The Union of Trade Unions, opposition to the military authorities of Sudan, called on the country’s residents to take to the streets and “declare their resistance and civil disobedience to the military coup,” writes RIA News… The association is confident that a military coup has begun in the country – already the second since 2019.
The protests began after armed men surrounded the home of Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamduk. In addition to him, four ministers were detained – communications, information, finance and industry, as well as the governor of Khartoum Ayman Nimr and the representative of the Sovereign Council Muhammad al-Faki.
Sudan also saw a military coup in 2019 that overthrew President Omar al-Bashir. Two branches of power have formed in the country: the military, represented by the head of the Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burkhan, and the civilian, represented by Prime Minister Abdullah Hamduk.
Both branches agreed that a transitional period will be in effect in the country until November 2021.
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