CAIRO | Sudan unions call for 2nd march on Bashir’s palace

CAIRO | Sudan unions call for 2nd march on Bashir’s palace

CAIRO — An umbrella of independent professional unions is calling on people to march on the presidential palace in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, to demand that autocratic President Omar Bashir step down.

It’s the second time that the umbrella, which enjoys the support of opposition parties, has called for the march.

On Christmas Day, thousands attempted to reach the Nile-side palace, clashing with police that used tear gas and batons to disperse them.

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