Thousands protest against Sudan’s Power Sharing Agreement (RT VIDEO) — RT World News

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, on Thursday, condemning the power-sharing agreement between the civilian prime minister of the North African country and the military. Security forces fired tear gas.

Murad Gazdiev of RT witnessed people in Khartoum block a major road in the city, set tires on fire and chant slogans in support of democracy.

On Sunday, the agreement reached between General Abdul Fatah Burhan and Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok angered the protesters. It saw the prime minister who had been under house arrest since the military coup last month returned to work.

“We reject this agreement… We want a complete civil society. We want a complete civil government,” One of the demonstrators said that they summarized the mood of the crowd.

Read more: Medical staff say 10 people were killed and dozens injured in anti-coup rally in Sudan (video)

Although thousands of people attended the rally, the number of attendees was far lower than the organizers expected. According to Gazdiyev, locals began to lose faith in the promise of political reforms and fair elections, which was carried out after the overthrow of Sudan’s long-time leader Omar al-Bashir in 2019.

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