Intensifying protests keep army at bay in Sudan

Protesters are converging from across the country in thousands and heading to the army headquarters in Khartoum, determined to turn the weeks-long sit-in demonstration into a ‘million-man march’

Faced with unceasing protests, Sudanese government attempts conciliatory approach

The regime of Omar al-Bashir has on the one hand made noises about releasing some protesters. It is also trying to effect a compromise with rebels. However, all sections of the opposition are firm in their demand that the Sudanese president step down