KHARTOUM, Sudan – The organizers of the protests that drove former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir from energy say safety forces have tried to forcefully break up a sit-in within the Darfur area.
The Sudanese Professionals Affiliation, which has spearheaded greater than 4 months of protests, stated Saturday that safety forces and “remnants of the ousted regime” have tried to disperse protesters exterior a army facility within the metropolis of Nyala.
Activist Mustafa Baz says clashes erupted when marchers from a refugee camp in Darfur tried to affix the sit-in.
The SPA says “many” protesters have been wounded.
The tried break-up comes as protesters have toned down a few of their calls for in an try and ease tensions with the ruling army council that took over the nation after ousting al-Bashir final month.