35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests

firefoxSudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said.

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week. Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown “constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, […] The post US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown appeared first on

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army

Sudanese protest organizers call for night rallies amid tense standoff with ruling military | Sudan closes Al-Jazeera office in Khartoum - channel

firefoxSudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station said on its website, adding that its staff members' work permits had also been withdrawn.

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience'

Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals transfer power to a civilian government.The call by the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), which first launched protests against longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir, came days after a bloody crackdown on demonstrators left dozens dead in Khartoum and crushed hopes for a swift democratic transition. Continue reading... | Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in

firefoxSudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded.

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir seen in public for first time since ouster

firefoxThe deposed strongman has been held under arrest in the capital, Khartoum, since the military removed him from power in April amid mass protests against his 30-year rule.        

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers

A key protest group announced the campaign to run until ruling generals transfer power. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital. | AU suspends Sudan until civilian-led authority established

firefoxThe African Union (AU) suspended Sudan demanding a "civilian-led transitional authority" to resolve an entrenched and bloody crisis. | WATCH: Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ousting

firefoxFallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office.