Dozens of persons have been killed during a peaceful march in Sudan.
The incident occurred during a protest by Sudanese citizens against the poor economic state of the country that has seen the rise of electricity, fuel, food, and medicine that have all been linked to President Omar al-Bashir’s policies.
The Sudanese have been engaging the government through protests calling on the government to rise to the occasion.
Residents have gathered to protest in places like Wad Madani, Port Sudan, Gebeit, Al-Qadarif, Atbara, Berber, Dongla, Karima, Al-Damazin, Al Obeid, Al Fasher, Khartoum and Omdurman.
Since the protest commenced on December 14, dozens of peaceful protesters have also been arrested and detained by the Sudanese government.
The citizens have, however, vowed to continue the protest on December 25, 2018, with the hashtag ’25th December Procession’ already getting many impressions on social media.
According to Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for East Africa, the Great Lakes and the Horn, Sarah Jackson, the government must be called to order and