Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience

Africa 05/30/19, 04:24

Sudan's protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians.The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible effects.The coalition representing the protesters and opposition ...

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military

Africa 05/28/19, 03:39

Sudan's protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority.Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the strike after negotiations with the military ...

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call

Africa 05/26/19, 14:26

A leading Sudanese opposition party said Sunday it has refused a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan.The opposition Umma Party said ...

Sudanese protesters plan mass rally as talks stall with army

Africa 05/23/19, 05:52

Sudan's protest leaders are calling for mass rallies across the country amid deadlocked negotiations with the ruling military over its handover of power.The Sudanese Professionals' Association, which has spearheaded four months of protests that drove Omar al-Bashir from power in ...

Sudan generals, protesters split on who will lead transition

Africa 05/21/19, 03:25

Sudan's ruling generals and protesters behind months of mass demonstrations that drove autocrat Omar al-Bashir from power are divided over who will lead the country during its transition period.The issue remains a stumbling block in the negotiations between the two ...

No deal but Sudanese army, protesters will keep talking

Africa 05/20/19, 04:57

Sudan's ruling generals and protesters behind months of mass demonstrations that drove autocrat Omar al-Bashir from power have failed to strike a deal but agree to keep talking.That's after the latest round of negotiations between the two sides that resumed ...

Sudanese general’s path to power ran through Darfur

Africa 05/20/19, 01:01

In April 2015, President Omar al-Bashir traveled to the heart of Sudan's conflict-ravaged Darfur region to congratulate one of his hand-picked commanders on a recent victory over rebels.Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, better known as Hemedti, had led the so-called Rapid ...

Sudanese protesters criticize military for suspending talks

Africa 05/16/19, 03:12

Sudanese opposition leaders behind protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month are criticizing the ruling military council for unilaterally suspending negotiations with their representatives over a peaceful transfer of power to civilian rule.The Sudanese Professionals Association, which ...

Sudan’s army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations

World 05/15/19, 04:15

Sudan's ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they're making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country's transition period.The two sides, which have been at odds over ...

Sudanese union says 6 killed in clashes with security forces

Africa 05/14/19, 02:19

A Sudanese medical union says six people have been shot and killed in overnight clashes between security forces and protesters behind the uprising that ousted President Omar al-Bashir.The Sudan Doctors Committee, which is part of the Sudanese Professionals Association that ...

Update: Sudan charges al-Bashir with killing protesters

Africa 05/13/19, 11:35

The Latest on the uprising in Sudan that ended President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year reign last month (all times local):6:30 p.m.Sudan's state news agency says prosecutors have charged ousted President Omar al-Bashir with involvement in killing protesters and incitement to kill ...

Sudanese protesters renew talks with army after over a week

Africa 05/13/19, 04:22

Sudanese protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month are resuming negotiations with the ruling military council in renewed efforts to find common ground on forming a transitional government.Shams al-Deen al-Kabashi, a spokesman for the military council, says ...

Sudan’ military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia

Africa 05/08/19, 12:24

Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country's legislation.Shams al-Deen al-Kabashi, spokesman for the council, said ...

As Sudan uprising grew, Arab states worked to shape its fate

Africa 05/08/19, 01:22

As the popular uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained strength earlier this year, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia began reaching out to the military through secret channels to encourage his removal from power, according to Egyptian ...

Sudan protester dies after clashes at Darfur sit-in

Africa 05/05/19, 07:19

A Sudanese protester has died after being shot during clashes with security forces at a sit-in in the western Darfur region.The Sudan Doctors Committee, one of the groups behind nationwide protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month, ...

Sudan protesters say security attempted to break up sit-in

Africa 05/04/19, 11:29

The organizers of the protests that drove former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir from power say security forces have attempted to forcefully break up a sit-in in the Darfur region.The Sudanese Professionals Association, which has spearheaded more than four months of ...

Sudanese take aim at Islamist ‘deep state’ left by al-Bashir

Africa 05/04/19, 01:15

The Sudanese protesters who succeeded in driving President Omar al-Bashir from power say their revolution won't be complete until they have dismantled what many describe as an Islamist-dominated "deep state" that underpinned his 30-year rule.That has already escalated tensions with ...

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals

Africa 05/02/19, 04:38

Sudan's protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civilians following last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir.The Forces for the Declaration of Freedom and Change, a ...

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