This month, opponents of Sudan’s transition to democracy took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, to call on the army to take control of the country.
Pro-democracy groups said it was an organised attempt by the military to retake power.
Last Thursday, tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Khartoum to show solidarity with the transitional government.
Support for the interim government has slumped in recent months as the country’s economy has struggled.
Sudan has been unable to find a workable political system since independence in 1956 and has seen numerous coups and coup attempts.