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Sudan mutiny Following mutiny by al-Bashir loyalists, Sudan appoints new intelligence chief

The armed mutiny by military personnel lasted for 15 hours and put into evidence the delicate security situation in the country

End to Sudan’s civil war may hinge on formation of legislative council

After the violence in West Darfur which left over 50 dead, Sudan’s civilian forces are pushing for the formation of a legislative council which can revoke the immunity to military generals

Peace in Darfur seems unlikely until dissolution of militias complicit in genocide

The latest bout of violence in Darfur, which is believed to have cost 48 lives, has halted peace negotiations. A sustainable peace process seems unlikely till the militias involved in mass killings are dissolved and those in power who supported them are overthrown

Darfur peace process suffers a jolt following violent clash

Peace negotiations between Sudan’s government and armed groups was halted after a clash in West Darfur that saw the death of eight people and left several others injured. Many have gone missing

Thousands march in Sudan demanding fulfilling of revolution’s goals

On December 25, thousands took to the streets on the anniversary of a massive march organized by the Sudanese Professionals Association seeking the resignation of then president Omar al-Bashir

With ceasefire deal, Sudan is one step closer to peace

The Sudanese transitional government signed a ceasefire agreement with a faction of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North

Abdallah Hamdok Sudan withdraws 10,000 troops from Yemen

The remaining 5,000 Sudanese soldiers in Yemen are also likely to be withdrawn soon. The return of the soldiers was a key demand of the Sudanese protesters who forced former president Omar al-Bashir to resign in April

Six months after Khartoum massacre, justice remains elusive

Thousands of Sudanese people marched on December 4, demanding justice for the families of over 120 people who were massacred by militia forces in Khartoum on June 3

Omar al-Bashir’s political party banned in Sudan

A decree was passed yesterday prohibiting the participation of al-Bashir’s National Congress Party (NCP) in political activities for 10 years. The properties and assets of the party are to be confiscated and its members removed from all public institutions.

Sudan protest In Sudan, demands for justice and accountability remain unmet

On October 21, tens of thousands of Sudanese took to the streets, demanding a ban on the party of ousted president Omar al-Bashir and justice for the victims of the June 3 massacre

Sudanese protesters demand replacement of chief justice and attorney general Sudanese protesters demand replacement of chief justice and attorney general

The current chief justice and attorney general were appointed by the military junta and are perceived to have close ties with the regime of ousted president Omar al-Bashir

Sudanese prime minister announces cabinet of transitional government Sudanese PM announces cabinet of transitional government

The names of 18 of the 20 members of the cabinet were announced by prime minister Abdallah Hamdok. The cabinet includes many who took stands against the regime of former president Omar al-Bashir

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