Sudan‘s main protest group says an attempt is under way to break up a sit-in outside the defence ministry in the capital, Khartoum, as the country’s military rulers face increasing pressure to hand over power to a civilian government.
The Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) called on people to respond by joining the sit-in to “protect your revolution”, according to a statement published on its social media pages.
The mass protest outside the ministry entered its 10th day on Monday.
Thousands remained camped outside the complex overnight after protest leaders issued demands to the military council set up after veteran president Omar al-Bashir was overthrown.
The organisation that spearheaded the four months of protests leading to al-Bashir’s fall, the SPA, urged the council “to immediately transfer power