Sudan's Protests Continue – News Review 2022

June 28, 2022



Security forces in Sudan have fired tear gas to try to break up thousands of protesters gathered outside the army headquarters in the capital Khartoum. There are reports of shots being fired. Protesters are camping out for a third night demanding the resignation of President Omar Al-Bashir. They want the military to protect them. (Cover image: Getty Images)

Vocabulary
rally
meet in public to express support or opposition

• Protesters are making plans to rally outside the building in support of the workers.
• Angry students have rallied together in the city for the third day running.

hub
central or most active part or place
• Authorities discovered that the club was a major hub for smuggling in the region.
• Parliament Square has become a hub for both pro-Brexit and anti-Brexit protests.

on the verge of
about to happen or become

• We’re on the verge of a historic election result tonight, ladies and gentlemen.
• I was on the verge of tears when my boss told me I wouldn’t receive a promotion.

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30 Comments
  1. I love this English lively conversation 😂❤️

  2. 👌

  3. Could it be a synonim to say they rally or they go on strike?

  4. Great job and effort in this program but i want afavor from cathrien if she can try to speak slow and clear alittle bit iwill be glad for her

  5. Thank you for outlighting )
    And we stil rally
    It moust fall again

  6. Thank you guys so much for teaching us English and at the same time talk about the most important thing happening in my country..much love😭

  7. Cathryn ..Today you look beautiful…

  8. Reply
    Abdulrahman muslih June 28, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    thanks a lot guys . your channel is one of most important hub for learning english

  9. Sudan is my country

  10. Reply
    Sangeetha Nambiar June 28, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    Catharine is luking soooo cute

  11. I hope one day l can be a good speaker I am a bag fan for you 😍😍

  12. Thank you very much for having such addresses about Sudanese protest, cause it gives our revolution another dimension, and I can surly say that our illegal government on the verge of falling.
    Just down
    تسقط بس

  13. Reply
    the real science searcher June 28, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    go SUDAN go
    Stand up (kıyam) and walk !!
    Good luck from istanbul – turkey
    Sudan peoples are walking for freedom and for bread !!
    MASHALLAH !!

  14. Well down

  15. Reply
    Quỳnh Như Huỳnh June 28, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    I am an eng learner, so script for this vid is necessary, i hope you 'll make it.

  16. I'm from Sudan and I'm pleased to see my home country news become global. Hoping for the international community to stand by the side of the kind people of Sudan.

  17. BBC, It's the hub of learning English, thanks for sharing shuch a magnificent common expressions!!

  18. Reply
    Sara Hussein Widatalla Taha June 28, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    تسقط بس
    nice to see this news in my favorite program

  19. Thank you, BBC. 💚

  20. Hello BBC learn English you're helping me to achieve my level of English I'm really nice hearing BBC learn English almost every single day I come here sometimes and enjoy, thanks a bunch

  21. I like and have learned a lot of useful phrases, explanations, information… you gave us, but you both look so serious, Catherine and Tom. Do you want me to tickle you so we can see more smiles on your faces?

  22. Reply
    Sergio M F Valeriano June 28, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    Oh these glorious tuesdays of News Review.

  23. Catherine is a stunning woman and Tom looks handsome!I love today's episode.And I got a question to ask^^,in 6:22,what Catherine said? I heard she said"(and it is original first of all),political or historic events can be dramatic… " I cannot heard the front part(the clause in the brackets)clearly,can you explain it for me?THANKS!

  24. What a great work!
    I love you both Catherine and Tom.😊

  25. Just like when people were dumb enough to ask for the Egyptian army to do so in Egypt. 😂😂😂

  26. Yes you're right we're on the verge of historic political change in Sudan

  27. thank you so much ….. this is useful video.

  28. Cateterin I love u 😍😍 you look gorgeous married with me please

  29. – Many people have been rallied almost every day in my country too. Thousands have rallied against the goverment whereas very few have rallied in favor of this.
    – The city of London is known as the hub of UK's financial world.
    – I'm on the verge of breaking up with my boyfriend, I no longer put up with him.

    Thank you Catherine and Tome, nice job. Keep it up!

  30. Reply
    Soledade Arcoverde June 28, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    Catherine and Tom, thank you so much for this video.

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