Defiant protesters hit the streets in the town of Gadarif located in the country’s east. Thousands were seen in a video making the rounds on social media.
The government looks as defiant as the protesters with the later demanding the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir.
Tomorrow could be a defining moment in the past weeks as two rival groups plan protests in the capital Khartoum. Security forces have routinely thwarted anti-government gatherings in the capital.
The Sudan government remains resolute in its position that no amount of protests will lead to a resignation of the president.
Interior Minister, Ahmed Bilal, is on record to have told the Parliament on Monday that the only viable means of change will be via the ballot box and not taking to the streets.
“Regime change will not happen without elections – protests are not constitutionally viable,” he is quoted to have said.