#SudanRevoltsWill Sudan experience its own spring?
Sudan’s aging president, Omar al Bashir, is one of the few leaders in North Africa to have largely avoided the unrest that has swept the region. But after over a year of sporadic protests, Sudanese say the newest round of demonstrations has evolved into a popular uprising. The protests began in reaction to new austerity measures introduced by the government, but now many are calling for al Bashir and his government to step aside.
In this episode of The Stream, we speak with writer and digital activist Amir Ahmad Nasr (@SudaneseThinker), poet Mohamed Gaddel, and Azaz Shami (@3ozaz), an activist with Girifna Advocacy Team.
What lies ahead for the country? What are the demands of the #SudanRevolts? And are they evolving into a popular uprising? Send us your thoughts and comments on Facebook or Twitter using hashtag #AJStream.