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Sudan marchers demand justice on protest movement anniversary

Crowds of thousands marched through the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday demanding justice for people killed during the protest movement that began exactly two years ago. Some protesters marched towards the presidential palace, directing angry slogans towards both the military and civilian leaders of the transitional government, even calling for[…]

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What does Sudan’s constitutional declaration say?

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country’s military rulers and opposition coalition signed a hard-won constitutional declaration. The document, initialled on Sunday, paves the way for a transition to civilian rule following the toppling of[…]

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Gunshots, tear gas fired at Sudan protests

Heavy gunfire has been heard at a protest outside the Defence Ministry in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and activists said in a statement that security forces were trying to break up the protest by force. Witnesses also said that Sudanese security forces fired tear gas at thousands of anti-government protesters demonstrating[…]

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Looking for friends, Sudan’s Bashir reopens Eritrea border

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, apparently searching for regional friends amid weeks of protests against his 30-year rule, announced on Thursday he was reopening the border with neighboring Eritrea, shut for a year. Sudanese security forces used tear gas to disperse protests in the capital Khartoum and elsewhere on Thursday, witnesses[…]

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