The Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces have begun fighting each other. The root of the conflict lies in disagreements over integrating the paramilitary into the army. The Sudanese left has noted that both parties seek to escalate armed conflict, so that it can be used as a reason to not hand over power to civilian forces
La junta militar que gobierna Sudán y los partidos políticos de derechas han firmado un acuerdo marco para establecer un gobierno de transición y celebrar nuevas elecciones. El Partido Comunista de Sudán ha afirmado que este acuerdo excluirá a millones de personas y legitimará el régimen golpista.
The military junta ruling Sudan and right-wing political parties have signed a Framework Agreements to establish a transitional government and hold fresh elections. The Sudanese Communist Party has said this will exclude millions and legitimize the coup regime
A week before the December 26 protests, nearly 500 people were injured on December 19 when security forces attacked demonstrators who were commemorating the fourth anniversary of the Sudanese Revolution
While right-wing parties negotiate with the army to reach a power-sharing agreement coalesced by the US, the streets show the people’s determination to overthrow the junta, argues the Sudanese Communist Party (SCP)
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UN’s calls for negotiation with the coup leaders “is extremely disrespectful” of Sudan’s struggle for democracy, says Resistance Committee spokesperson Dania Atabani
Critics claim that the agreement has not alleviated the level of repression or laid the foundation of any framework in which a transition to democracy can be realized. It only amounts to prime minister Abdalla Hamdok’s complete capitulation to the army generals, they say
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By agreeing to pick a new cabinet of technocrats devoid of all representation from civilian political parties, PM Hamdok has lost support of all sections of the protesters and most political parties
Country-wide marches in Sudan on October 30 marked a major escalation in the mass resistance against the military coup. Protesters, who until then were mostly confined to neighborhoods, took over the main roads and highways, paralyzing all transport.
While declaring their readiness to confront the military, the revolutionary forces which mobilized for the protests also made it clear that they no longer trust the centrist and right-wing civilian political parties sharing power with the military to mediate this confrontation.