Coup forces are trying to break the Omdurman sit-in by force. This is taking place right now. Doctors are urging protesters to avoid direct confrontations with the coup forces. They also call on all doctors and medical personnel to be alert and come to hospitals.
OMDURMAN JULY 9: The Central Sudan Medical Committee announces that coup forces are trying to break the Omdurman sit-in by force. This is taking place right now. The doctors announce on their website as follows:
“Without respecting the sanctity of the holy Eid, the forces of the coup d’état power are now trying to break the old Omdurman sit-in by force.
This coup d’état authority only wants to bring back to mind its bloody massacres against the Sudanese.
We warn this deadly authority that any attempt to use violence against the rebels and dismiss their valiant sit-ups will find a strong and direct response by the forces of the revolution, escalating in the streets and institutions in all cities of Sudan, reading and legalizing.
We also appeal to the honorable revolutionaries to avoid direct friction and protect themselves, and we demand the peoples of the world and the free media to monitor violations of this authority.
We call on all doctors and medical personnel to be alert and come to hospitals to provide health care to revolutionaries and treat injuries.”
– End Statement –