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Sudan protesters dare military

Sudan’s turbulent transition to democracy was hijacked by a military coup, few weeks ago as the streets of the capital, Khartoum, remained barricades.

In most places, the bricks and burnt tyres have now been pulled back to allow traffic to pass as neighborhoods wait to see how political negotiations can unravel the coup.

Headed of a unit in the transitional government, Suleima Elkhalifa said there was no way out but dialogue and negotiation.

”After 30 years of military dictatorship, we will not submit”. Elkhalifa noted.

The youth represent more than 50% of this country and it’s clear we don’t want this government.

‘The military are like animals’

Transitional Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, was detained by the military during the coup and remain under a house arrest.

There seems to be massive support for Abdalla Hamdok.

Observers says Hamdok has proved to be a man of integrity despite economic hardship.

According to BBC, In a nearby bed, a 54-year-old tailor, Yair Mohamed Abdulla, was surrounded by relatives in the hospital.

There is speculation about the fate of a possible deal between the military and the various parties and organizations involved in the transitional government.

Coup leader, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said the army stepped in to avoid a civil war.