Political Unrest
Associated Press

Businesses go on strike in Sudan

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/10/19, 11:39 am

Sudanese protesters launched a general strike on Sunday after the ruling military council targeted their sit-in camp in a deadly crackdown. Shops and businesses throughout the capital city of Khartoum remained shuttered on Monday. Demonstrators said staff from Khartoum International Airport also joined the strike.

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Associated Press/Sudan TV

Sudan military calls for renewed talks after crackdown

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/05/19, 10:05 am

Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday rejected calls from the ruling military council to resume negotiations after security officials targeted a sit-in on Monday. The Sudan Doctors’ Committee said that 40 bodies were retrieved from the Nile River in Khartoum on Tuesday, bringing the death toll to at least 100 since the crackdown. Lt. Gen.

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Associated Press

Sudan military orders new election

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/04/19, 10:04 am

Sudan’s ruling military council on Tuesday canceled its agreement with protest leaders and called for elections after a crackdown on a sit-in camp that left 35 people dead and dozens of others injured. Gen. Abedel-Fattah Burhan, head of the military council, called for elections within nine months.

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