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Sudan sends ousted president to prison

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/18/19, 11:00 am

The Sudanese military leadership on Tuesday sent ousted President Omar al-Bashir to a high-security prison in the capital as protesters continued to demand a civilian government. Al-Bashir held power for nearly three decades before a military coup removed him from office last week. He is wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes and genocide in Darfur. Officials said the military moved al-Bashir to Koper Prison in Khartoum, where his regime held thousands of political prisoners.

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Secular France may have designs on Notre Dame

International | Millions already pledged to rebuild the iconic Paris cathedral
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/17/19, 03:51 pm

FRANCE: The debate over ways to dismantle the religious character of Notre Dame Cathedral is well underway.

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Associated Press

Sudanese protesters unhappy with coup results

International | Activists and international players call for civilian leadership
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/16/19, 04:31 pm

In a successful culmination of four months of mostly peaceful protests in Sudan, the country’s military last week ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, ending his three-decade rule. The military coup brought anger and a wary sense of victory, as protesters called for an entirely civilian government.

Al-Bashir’s rule began with a military coup in 1989. He is wanted by the International Criminal Court for human rights abuses in the western region of Darfur, but top military officials said they will not extradite him.

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