Sudan rally against the coup After the army dispersed – killed 9 people, 113 accumulated deaths
AFP Report on the situation of political turmoil in Sudan. North African countries that Demonstrators paraded again on Friday, July 1, a day after tens of thousands of people staged a massive demonstration on Thursday, June 30, against the junta that had seized power since Oct. 25. 2021, but security forces kill at least nine people.
In addition, one more person was injured in a march since June 24, who died on July 1, raising the toll in anti-coup protests since late October. By 2021, the number rose to 113, including 18 children, as Sudanese police accuse protesters of attacking 96 police officers and 129 soldiers, some in critical condition. as well as destroying vehicles and setting them on fire.
Later, on July 2, Ms. Michel Bachalet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Calls for Sudanese authorities to launch an independent investigation after security forces killed nine protesters, one of whom was a five-year-old.
For the July 1 protest atmosphere, hundreds of activists gathered near the Presidential Palace in Khartoum. While the AFP reporter reported that Protesters set up barricades and set fire to tires in North Khartoum, with others marching towards the presidential palace from the heart of the capital. Security forces fired tear gas to disperse the protesters, leaving many injured.
The June 30 protests mark the anniversary of the 1989 coup that toppled Sudan’s last elected civilian government. It put Sudan under President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades of austerity before it was seized by the military in April. 2019
It was also the anniversary of the 2019 protests in which demonstrators called for the generals who led the al-Bashir coup. give power to civilians leading to the establishment of a civilian-military transitional government but was overthrown by another coup in late October 2021 therefore wants the current junta government to re-establish the process of transitioning to civilian rule.