Hundred Matched In Sudan Protests Over Death Of Demonstrator

Hundred Matched In Sudan Protests Over Death Of Demonstrator

According to report, a third day running of protests in Sudan on Friday, as they are demanding justice for a man killed earlier.

This has caused a deepening economic crisis in the country. Sudan began the protests on Wednesday in the capital Khartoum and its twin city Omdurman.

Report claims that a 20-year-old protesters was shot dead on Wednesday by the police while 14 others were injured during the protest movement that led to Bashir’s downfall.

On Friday, the Sudanese Professionals Association, a trade union alliance that spearheaded the demonstrations against Bashir, called for the rallies to demand justice for the protester who was killed.

This has caused big crisis as protesters blocked access to a key bridge over the Blue Nile, and they also set up makeshift checkpoints across the roads with rocks in the capital.

A protesters manning a checkpoint, said they would only reopen the bridge if the person responsible for killing the demonstrator was arrested, Mohammed Hassan.

But, the governor of Khartoum Ayman Nimr has called on Thursday for an investigation into the death of the 20-year-old.

The victim’s family announced their support for the protesters on Friday, and said the family would find “peace only with fair punishment”.

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