The reporter of the Beja Tribes Council in Eastern Sudan, Abdullah Oubchar, said that they decided to demand self-determination for the eastern region of Sudan, in order to reject marginalization.
This came at the end of a conference for these tribes under the name “Peace, Development and Justice Conference,” attended by Lieutenant General Muhammad Hamdan Dagalo (Hemeti), Vice President of the Sovereign Council.
For his part, the head of the Supreme Council for Independent Beja and Omdiyat Optics, Mohamed Al-Amin, explained that the problem of eastern Sudan lies in the injustice and suffering that the region has experienced through successive governments since the independence of Sudan, indicating that the conference aims to establish rights, affirming that the East stands with the “glorious December revolution.” , According to what was quoted by the Sudanese News Agency.
The appointed governor of the Red Sea, engineer Abdullah Shankari, also addressed the conference organized by the Supreme Council of Beja Glasses and Independent Columns in eastern Sudan over a period of 3 days under the slogan “Confirming the historical rights of the Beja region”, and affirmed the ability of the people of the East to move forward in the stage of civilian rule.
Shankari stated – according to the Sudanese agency – that the conference embodies the democratic approach to demanding legitimate rights, praising the role of the Native Administration in bringing peace, and expressing his hope that this will extend to overcoming development challenges.
Hemedti received the recommendations and decisions of the conference that were mentioned in the final statement of the conference, which included the categorical rejection of the East peace process in the Juba negotiations, the violations in the appointment of the governor of Kassala, and foreign interference in the affairs of the country.
The recommendations also included stopping agricultural and industrial plans and mining activity in the eastern regions until the foundations are found to achieve the interests of the region’s residents.
In the Sudanese capital, demonstrators demanded the resignation of the government of Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok, and condemned the economic conditions in the country. The demonstrators stressed their refusal to lift subsidies on basic commodities.
The demonstrators closed Al-Hurriya Street in the heart of Khartoum, denouncing the severe crises the country is experiencing in terms of fuel and bread and the continuous decline in the price of the Sudanese pound.