Sudan’s army launches legal action against ‘insulting’ activists, journalists

Sudan’s army has started legal action against activists and journalists who have “insulted” the military, it said in a statement on Saturday. The army ruled Sudan for a few months after removing veteran leader Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, before signing a fragile three-year power-sharing deal with civilians under pressure from protesters. In a statement… Read More Sudan’s army launches legal action against ‘insulting’ activists, journalists

Thousands demonstrate to demand faster democratic transition in Sudan

Tens of thousands demonstrated on Tuesday in Sudanese cities despite a coronavirus lockdown to demand greater civilian rule in the transition towards democracy after the ouster of veteran strongman Omar al-Bashir last year. Waving Sudanese flags, protesters gathered in Khartoum and its twin cities Khartoum North and Omdurman after the government closed roads and bridges… Read More Thousands demonstrate to demand faster democratic transition in Sudan

Dozens killed, scores injured as Sudanese forces storm protest camp

Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 30 people were killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. Footage shared on social media showed chaotic scenes of people fleeing through streets as sustained bursts of gunfire crackled… Read More Dozens killed, scores injured as Sudanese forces storm protest camp

Three injured as security forces disperse week-long protests against Sudanese government

At least three Sudanese protesters were wounded by gunshots on Tuesday when security forces dispersed rallies in the capital, witnesses said, after a week of demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir’s three-decade rule. A witness said security forces barred protesters at one location in Khartoum from marching on the presidential palace by firing teargas and shots… Read More Three injured as security forces disperse week-long protests against Sudanese government