In Sudan, the army behind President Omar al-Bashir, the week-long mass protests has come under pressure. The army is not going to let the country fall apart or in Chaos sink, said chief of staff Kamal Abdul-Maaruf, according to a report by the news channel Al-Jazeera on Thursday. In Sudan, thousands of people in Protest against the government since mid-December, getting back on the road. Trigger a sharp rise in gasoline and bread prices.
Abdel-Maaruf said the leader of the protests to be hostile and harm the Reputation of the country. Security forces also went this week against members of the opposition. On Wednesday, the government had been captured critical politician, Mariam al-Mahdi, according to a report by the online newspaper "Sudan Tribune" at times. She is in support of Deputy Chairman of the opposition party NUP, and the daughter of opposition leader Sadik al-Mahdi, had declared at the weekend, the protests. After several hours of Mariam al-Mahdi was released.
In the past year, the government had adapted, apparently, to pressure from the International monetary Fund because of the economic crisis, the exchange rate and subsidies for flour and fuel are deleted. The result was an increase in General strong price. Now it comes almost every day to demonstrations in which the demonstrators against the economic protest, policy and the resignation of President Al-Bashir call for. The 75-Year-old has ruled out a resignation and the demonstrations with violence. He would relinquish Power only if he would lose an election, said Al-Bashir in mid-January. The next presidential election is scheduled for 2020.More about
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Al-Bashir's coup in 1989, has been in Power since a military. He is wanted by the International criminal court in The Hague a warrant for the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the troubled region of Darfur. When he travels abroad, he must reckon with an arrest. However, some African and Eastern European countries should leave him alone and leave the country. (epd)daily mirror tomorrow location for your Free copy