Sudanese people are stuck and have no way of reaching out to the world. The government, taken over by the Sudanese army in a coup after the ouster of former president Omar al-Bashir, has imposed a blanket ban on the Internet in an attempt to suppress a protest, effectively cutting off local folks and activists from telling the world the horrors the authorities are perpetrating.
Schools, hospitals and health centres have been targeted, looted and destroyed. Health workers have been attacked simply for doing their job. More than 100 people have been killed since June 3, when government forces of Sudan broke up a weeks-long sit-in protest outside military headquarters in Khartoum. The TMC later promised to bring the perpetrators to justice, vowing to release the results of an investigation it was conducting into the incident.
The Sudanese military, with the help of the people, overthrew the long-reigning dictator Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir earlier this year. The Transitional Military Council (TMC) was formed to ensure a peaceful transition to civilian government, however, this purpose turned out to be a disguise for the military to take power.
The people of Sudan continued peaceful protests, demanding civilian rule. On the 3rd of June the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), with the support of the TMC opened fire on the peaceful civilian protesters in an attempt to put an end to the ongoing protests.
As a result, a campaign of civil disobedience was started by the people who remained undeterred and adamant.
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17 November, 2019