Strikes, protests and a massacre: The port in the Sudanese storm

Naturally, as crowds swell daily in the Sudanese capital, protests in Khartoum calling for “freedom, peace and justice” have caught the world’s attention.

But to the city’s northeast, on the Red Sea coast, a combination of historic resentment, poverty and mistrust of the government is providing a microcosm of the many challenges that President Omar al-Bashir faces.

Port Sudan is a vital economic artery in a country struggling to pull itself out of a financial mire.

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