"the Protests against Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir is growing in strength. Thousands of protesters gathered outside the presidential palace in what may be the biggest manifestation against him since the protests began."
"the Demonstrators gathered outside the presidential palace in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Saturday with the requirements of president Omar al-Bashir's departure. According to the witness testimony seems to Saturday's demonstration to be the largest since the protests began on 19 december."
"– the Crowd stretches as far as the eye can reach, " says a witness told Reuters."
"the Sudanese security forces fired tear gas against the demonstrators in an attempt to stop them from reaching the presidential palace, which also houses the defense ministry and the security forces headquarters. There is also information that the protesters had been beaten and arrested."
"Thousands of protestors, however, should have been able to move on to the presidential palace, where government soldiers stood guard, but to intervene against the protesters. Later came the information that the police shot tear gas at the demonstrators. Some of the demonstrators have thrown stones at the police."
"In another demonstration in the city of Madani, to the southeast of the capital, reached the protesters until the army's headquarters, said witnesses for the AFP."
"Saturday's demonstrations held on the anniversary of a protest in 1985, which led to the military overthrew the then president Jaafar Nimeiri."
"In February declared al-Bashir a nationwide state of emergency. He also introduced a ban on public gatherings and protests. Over 30 people have been killed in the protestrelaterade violence in recent months, according to the sudanese authorities."
"the Demonstrations launched since extensive subsidies on food were removed. It led among other things to the price of bread trefaldigades. The protests have subsequently concentrated on the president, who has ruled Sudan since he took power in a coup in 1989."