Sudan protesters defiant as international community condemns coup

Sudanese protest against a military coup that overthrew the transition to civilian rule, on October 25, 2021 in the al-Shajara district in southern Khartoum. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Announcing the state of emergency, Sudan's top general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said the army had taken the actions it had "to rectify the revolution's course".
  • Internet services were cut across the country and roads into Khartoum were shut, before soldiers stormed the headquarters of the state broadcaster in the capital's twin city of Omdurman.

Protesters were defiant on the streets of Sudan on Tuesday demonstrating against a military coup, as international condemnation of the country's security forces ramped up with the UN Security Council expected to meet later.

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