The United Nations is currently mediating between civilian leaders and military leaders who came to power following a coup on October 25, 2021.
In addition, protesters reportedly burned pictures of UN envoy Volker Perthes, urging him to leave the country.
In #Sudan, during a demonstration in front of the UN headquarters in Khartoum, thousands of demonstrators oppose the intervention of the UN for a way out of the post-coup crisis of General al-Burhan. They denounce “foreign interference” by the #UN. pic.twitter.com/gCZuuZo2A1
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“We are protesting for our dignity and sovereignty. Volker has defiled our country,” protester Hafez Joubouri was quoted as saying.
The 2021 coup ended a transition to civilian rule, which began in 2019 with the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir, who had ruled the country for 30 years.