Sudan’s Sharpeville moment?
Sudan’s coup for a brief moment offered the beleaguered country hope of a democratic future. The optimism has unwound dramatically, with paramilitary forces opening fire on peaceful protestors
On June 3, Sudanese paramilitaries opened fire on a peaceful protest against military rule, gunning down more than 100 civilians in Khartoum and injuring hundreds more.
It was an event that could prove to be the country’s Sharpeville moment — and the ramifications are still rippling outwards...