At least 19 demonstrators have died, according to a United Nations estimate from a week ago, a result of escalating violence by Sudan’s security forces. Continue reading Thousands take to the streets in Sudan – 19 killed!
The bread shortage has hit Sudan’s cities for the past three weeks, including the capital.
In the past year, the cost of some commodities has more than doubled in Sudan, where inflation is running at close to 70 percent and the pound has plunged in value.
Sporadic protests broke out in January this year over the rising cost of food, but they were soon brought under control with the arrest of opposition leaders and activists. Continue reading Eight killed in Sudan bread price protests
More than 200 arrested as Macron orders the police to quash the protests. Continue reading Paris Protests turn violent, more than 200 arrested