Sudan protests rumble on as Bashir remains defiant

Using social media networks to mobilise crowds, most protesters have marched chanting "Peace, freedom, justice", while some have even adopted the 2011 Arab Spring slogan - "the people want the fall of the regime".

~ News 24

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