Sudanese protesters demand justice following mass killings

Crowds gather in Khartoum and other cities after deaths of over 120 peaceful demonstrators Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of towns and cities across Sudan on Saturday calling for justice for pro-democracy protesters killed by security forces in weeks of unrest. Crowds filled major squares and thoroughfares waving the national flag, lighting candles and chanting: The mother of a martyr is my mother, the blood of a martyr is my blood. The political crisis in Sudan began last year and has lasted through the removal of the countrys long-term president in April, a brutal killing on 3 June by heavily armed paramilitary forces of at least 128 protesters who were staging a peaceful sit-in, as well …