Security forces in Sudan fired tear gas to disperse the protests. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of several cities to protest against the recent coup from Army Chief Burhan.
Tear gas was also used during a demonstration by teachers. They demonstrated at the Ministry of Education in Khartoum against the seizure of power by the army. More than 100 people were arrested during the sit-in.
Protesters took part in a two-day civil disobedience campaign. This was announced by protest organizations which in 2019 carried out mass protests which ultimately led to the resignation of dictator Bashir.
Pro-democracy Sudanese are demonstrating in various ways that they do not agree with the October 25 military coup. For example, roadblocks were erected in Khartoum over the weekend; some stores kept their doors closed as part of an announced strike.
Because the internet has been shut down since the coup, it is difficult for protest organizations to reach all of their supporters. This is why they are now working with SMS to educate activists.
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