Protestors in Sudan are calling for a nationwide “week of uprising” against President Omar al-Bashir’s government after at least three more people were killed in fresh protest violence.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has told supporters he will remain in power, regardless of ongoing protests calling for him to step down.
Authorities in Sudan have arrested at least 816 people during anti-government protests during the past two weeks, Interior Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman has said.
Sudan has blocked Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in a bid to calm anti-government protests that have killed at least 19 people.
Sudan has released more than 80 students and political activist who were arrested last month during deadly protests over rising bread prices and government policies.