Blue for Sudan: Sudan protest supporters speak out on the Sudan crisis

Sudanese protesters (Wikipedia)

By FIKISWA TSABEDZE and CHINEDU ONYEMAOBI 

Social media profiles have turned blue to stand in solidarity with and bring awareness to the civil crisis in Sudan. Sources report that the East African nation is under severe attack since the removal of the former president, Omar al Bashir, from office.

Locals in Sudan are worried about the state in which the country is in, especially because military force is being used on civilians. “People are barricading the streets to make sure that the janjaweed [militia] doesn’t enter their neighborhoods,” says Bayan Bubakr, an NYU college graduate from Sudan. “But they have weapons gifted to them by the UAE and Saudi Arabia. There’s not much we can do to stay safe besides stay in our homes.


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