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Activists in Sudan are asking the army to act as midwife
"Activists in Sudan are asking the army to act as midwife"

"The powerful army to protect the protestors in Sudan from the regime's bullets, but have not openly taken away from president Omar al-Bashir. But it is only a matter of time before they do it, assesses the analyst."

"Since the middle of december, a growing protest movement directed avgångskrav against Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for more than 30 years. At least fifty people are believed to have been killed, but the exact figure is unknown."

"According to testimony has soldiers from the Sudanese army on several occasions defended the demonstrators, including by playing a protective ring around them during the attacks from the security forces linked to al-Bashir. It is mainly about the soldiers with lower degree, such as "

"Officially, the military kept the tongue right in the mouth."

"– the Question is how long the military will be loyal to al-Bashir, " says Eric Reeves to the AFP news agency."

"the Demonstrators hope that the mining is done soon, according to Magdi El Gizouli, an analyst at the african Rift Valley institute. The powerful military is essential to the protest movement are to achieve a transfer of power, " he says."

"– the protest movement based on the dissatisfaction, but the lack of a centralized strategy. Asking the army to act as a midwife – to solve the acute crisis, do away with al-Bashir and distribute the power of the people."

"But," he stresses, a transition may pave the way for an equally harshly repressed military rule."

"The economic disaster and soaring inflation that prevails in the Sudan, caused by the long war and the loss of the resource-rich area, which in 2011 became independent south Sudan, could be the reason for the military's hesitation to carry out a coup."

"the Regime is trying to distance himself from the economic crisis, and the army does not want to take over the responsibility for it," says Eric Reeves."

"december 19, 2018: Hundreds of protesters out on the streets in Atbara and other cities to protest against a tripling of brödpriset after the abolition of livsmedelssubventioner. At that time the country already had a deficit of bread in three weeks, in the midst of vigorous inflation."

"20 december: Protests spread to the capital Khartoum and other cities. The protesters, chanting "

"the Police and the military be called in against the protesters and several people killed."

"december 24: President al-Bashir promises"

"the Demonstrations are continuing on almost a daily basis and spread to more parts of the country. Additional demonstrators lose their lives."

"January 17: the West calls on the government to respect the demonstrationsrätten. The answer to withdrawing accreditations for several sudanese journalists employed by foreign media companies."

"February 22: al-Bashir declares a year-long state of national emergency, whereupon the protests is slowing down."

"april 6: Hundreds of protesters are marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum, where they embark on a sittstrejk and requires the president's resignation."

"8 april: the Sudanese army, beat a ring around the demonstrators at the presidential palace, then they asked for army support. The government announces that seven people have been killed in connection with protests in the last few days."

"9 april: the Country's police force announces that its forces have been ordered not to intervene against the demonstrators."

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