The Sudanese army used violence to the sit-in of the antiregeringsbetogers to drift apart. There would be thirteen deaths. Also in hospitals, where injured protesters to be taken care of with a sharp shot, but the army denies.
Already for weeks for the headquarters of the army argued, first dictator Omar al-Bashir to resign, then to the military the power to give it to a civil administration. The army chose Monday for a violent intervention, and are at least thirteen deaths. Many other demonstrators have serious injuries suffered, says the doktersorganisatie CCSD (Central Committee of the Sudan Doctors).
“There is a bloody slaughter on the way to the sit-in to drift apart, “says the vakbondskoepel SPA (Sudanese Professionals’ Association), one of the other leading middenveldsorganisaties. “There is a sharp shot and on a large scale the use of violence.’ The SPA wants to be that international medical organizations such as the Red Cross to intervene.
‘Attacks have to stop’
‘The attacks of the Sudanese security forces on the protesters are wrong and must stop, tweette the American embassy in Khartoum. The violence is the responsibility of the military transitional council (ntc), according to the Americans.
Also the British ambassador communicated in the same sentence. “I am particularly concerned about the heavy gunfire that I the last hour from my residence to hear’, tweette the British ambassador Irfan Siddiq. “There is no excuse for such an attack. This must stop now.’
The military transitional council denies that there is violence is used in the scattering of the protesters. “The tents are still there and the young people can freely move around,” says Shamseddine Kabbashi, spokesperson of the transitional council, at Sky News Arabia. That news channel is based in the United Arab Emirates.
Yet according to the spokesperson had the security services the Monday morning, aiming for a ‘dangerous’ zone near the square of the sit-in, and not the sit-in itself. ‘This place has long been a hotbed of corruption and other illegal activities,” says Kabbashi. ‘Several people of this place fled, and to the square of the sit-in. Result: many young people have that square to leave.’
The army carries out the pressure on the protest movement since the negotiations between protesters and army on the establishment of a sovereign council, spaak walked on 20 may. In the near of the sit-in came in the past few days has been different people in still unclear circumstances. Demonstrators try the security forces keep at bay by barricades on fire.