SUDAN: VIGILS FOR RELEASE OF SUDAN DETAINEES

KHARTOUM, Vigils were held after Friday prayers at several mosques in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, to protest the political and economic situation, and demand that the government release all political detainees.

Dozens attended vigils in front of Umm Salamah mosque of El Jareif, El Ansar mosque of Ed Duem and Mardas mosque of Elkalakla.

One of the speakers at Mardas mosque in Elkalakla denounced the arrest of the opposition and youth leaders and called for their immediate release. He highlighted the hundreds of people of Darfur who are in detention in harsh conditions, and denounced the collapse of large projects such as El Gezira scheme because of thirst, in addition to the rise of prices and scarcity of medicines.

He called for the continuation of peaceful protests to bring down the regime.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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