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Sudanese call for renewed protests to pressure military

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese activists are calling for nationwide protests to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month. Railway workers and other protesters are gathering in Atbara, the northern transport hub where the uprising began in December, and will travel […]
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Darfur justice could prove elusive despite al-Bashir’s fall

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, driven from power and now languishing in a prison where his opponents were once jailed and tortured, is more vulnerable than ever to a decade-old international arrest warrant for war crimes committed in Darfur. But the military, which forced him from power after four months of mass […]
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Sudan tensions escalate after talks with military break down

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tensions are rising in Sudan after talks broke down between protesters and the country’s military rulers who earlier in April ousted President Omar al-Bashir after months of street protests against his rule. Large crowds lit up the night sky with their cellphones, singing and chanting as protest leaders delivered fiery speeches […]
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Sudan: authorities arrest members of ousted president's former ruling party

Crackdown on officials from Omar al-Bashir’s NCP appears to be aimed at placating protestersSudanese authorities have arrested several members of the former ruling party of the ousted president Omar al-Bashir an official of Bashir’s National Congress Party (NCP) has said. Related: I saw the brutality of Bashir’s regime. Now Sudan can rediscover a lost identity | Nesrine Malik Continue reading...
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Members of ousted president's former ruling party arrested

Seizure of officials from Omar al-Bashir’s NCP appears to be aimed at placating protestersSudanese authorities have arrested several members of the former ruling party of the ousted president Omar al-Bashir, an official of Bashir’s National Congress party (NCP) has said.Sudan’s attorney general has also asked the country’s intelligence and national security agencies to lift the immunity of a number of their officers suspected of killing a teacher who died in custody after protests in February, a...
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Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir's home

Prosecutors launch an inquiry after cash in several currencies is found at Omar al-Bashir's residence
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Huge crowds gather in Sudan to demand civilian rule - video

Large numbers of people join a protest outside Sudan’s defence ministry to demand that the country’s transitional military council hand over power to civilians. The crowds were the largest since Omar al-Bashir was ousted last week after almost 30 years in power and the military council took over.Protesters chanted: ‘Freedom and revolution are the choice of the people’ and ‘civilian rule, civilian rule’, and waved national flags. Some soldiers were seen joining the protest, firing rifles as the c...
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Sudanese protest organizers to announce interim council

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese protest organizers say they will announce an interim ruling council they want to see take over from the military that ousted President Omar al-Bashir after months of street protests against him. The Sudanese Professional Association, which has been behind the four months of protests against al-Bashir, released a statement on […]
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Sudan: huge crowds call for civilian rule in biggest protest since Bashir ousting

Hundreds of thousands converge on defence ministry demanding military hand over powerHuge crowds formed outside Sudan’s defence ministry to demand the country’s transitional military council hand over power to civilians.Hundreds of thousands packed the streets by early evening on Thursday – the largest crowds to gather in the centre of the capital since last week, when the former president Omar al-Bashir was ousted and the military council took over. Continue reading...
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Protesters converge on Sudan defense ministry to demand civilian rule

Hundreds of thousands packed the streets by early evening - the largest crowds to gather in the center of the capital since last week, when former President Omar al-Bashir was ousted and the military council took over. Protesters chanted "Freedom and revolution are the choice of the people" and "Civilian rule, civilian rule", and waved national flags. "We will remain in the street until power is handed to civilian authority," said 24-year-old protester Samia Abdallah.
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Protesters converge on Sudan defence ministry sit-in to demand civilian rule

Hundreds of thousands packed the streets by early evening - the largest crowds to gather in the centre of the capital since former President Omar al-Bashir was ousted and the military council took over last week. Protesters chanted "Freedom and revolution are the choice of the people" and "Civilian rule, civilian rule", and waved national flags. "We will remain in the street until power is handed to civilian authority," said 24-year-old protester Samia Abdallah.
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Sudan stand-off after Omar al-Bashir ousted

Sudanese protest groups require unity to secure civilian rule, the BBC's Alastair Leithead says.
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Tens of Thousands Protest in Sudan’s Capital Demanding Civilian Rule

The Sudanese military ousted Omar al-Bashir last week
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Protesters converge on Sudan defense ministry sit-in to demand civilian rule

Huge crowds joined a protest outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to demand that the country's transitional military council hand power to civilians, a Reuters witness said. The crowds were the largest since former President Omar al-Bashir was ousted a week ago and the military council took over, with hundreds of thousands packing the streets in the center of the capital by early evening. Protesters chanted "Freedom and revolution are the choice of the people" and "Civilian rule, civil...
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Sudan’s military rulers arrest ousted president’s brothers

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s new military rulers say two brothers of ousted President Omar al-Bashir have also been arrested, over corruption. The official news agency SUNA is quoting the spokesman of the military council, Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, as saying on Thursday that Abdullah and Abbas al-Bashir were arrested as part of the sweep […]
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Sudan: former president Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

Ousted leader is being held in solitary confinement in the notorious Kobar prisonDeposed ex-Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Khartoum’s grim high-security Kobar prison from the presidential residence, family sources said on Wednesday, as military rulers announced steps to crack down on corruption.Bashir, 75, had been detained under heavy guard in the presidential residence inside the compound that also houses the defence ministry, before being transferred to Kobar prison late ...
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'Sudan protesters won't move until they get real change'

The BBC's Alastair Leithead joins protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum. Demonstrations are continuing even though President Omar al-Bashir was forced to resign.
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Sudan secret police 'worked with UK' to arrest suspected human trafficker

Officials testify before Italian court in case of man who may be victim of mistaken identityA member of Sudan’s secret police has said he collaborated with the British National Crime Agency in order to facilitate the arrest of a suspected human trafficker who may be a victim of mistaken identity.As millions of Sudanese protesters forced the removal of Omar al-Bashir as president, Italian prosecutors controversially invited two of his officials to Palermo to testify in the case against the arrest...
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Sudan's Bashir transferred to jail notorious for holding political prisoners during his regime

Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir was transferred on Tuesday evening to Kober prison, a maximum-security prison notorious for holding political prisoners, two prison officials who witnessed his arrival told CNN.
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Sudan officials: Ousted president moved to Khartoum prison

CAIRO (AP) — A Sudanese official and a former minister say the military has transferred ousted President Omar al-Bashir to a prison in the capital, Khartoum. They say al-Bashir was moved from a “safe place” — the presidential residence inside the military headquarters — where he was held since his ouster, to Kopar Prison. The […]
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Sudan crisis: Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

Eyewitnesses say former President Omar al-Bashir has been taken to Kobar maximum security prison.
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Volunteer doctors, cooks help Sudanese keep up protests

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The protesters in Sudan wave national flags, chant “freedom” and bang plastic drums in the sweltering summer heat, while others man makeshift clinics or prepare meals for fellow demonstrators. For nearly four months, thousands of people protested across Sudan, calling for autocratic president Omar al-Bashir to step down. Their wish came […]
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Sudan's military rulers sack more top officials after pressure from protesters

Prosecutor general fired in latest concession by transitional councilMilitary rulers in Sudan have sacked a further slew of senior officials after pressure from protesters.The move is the latest concession by the army-led transitional council, which took power last week following the fall of Omar al-Bashir after 30 years in power, and has since faced fierce pressure to rapidly give way to a civilian government. Continue reading...
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Exclusive: U.S. open to new path towards removing Sudan from terrorism list - official

The U.S. government added Sudan to its list of terrorism in 1993 over allegations that then-President Omar al-Bashir's government was supporting terrorism. The Islamist Bashir was toppled last week by the military after three decades in power. The designation as a state sponsor of terrorism makes Sudan ineligible for desperately needed debt relief and financing from lenders like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
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