Protests in Sudan
Protestors demand civilian-led democratic transition in Sudan and other stories

Today we look at mass protests in Sudan to demand a civilian-led democratic transition, the blocking of medical supplies to Venezuela by Portuguese bank Novo Banco, and more

Sudan protests Protesters in Sudan demand exclusive civilian control of transitional government 

Following a failed coup attempt last week, political parties in Sudan have accused the military of trying to take full control of the transitional government formed in 2019. The transitional government is made up of both civilian and military members

Thousands hit the streets of Sudan against IMF deal

The mobilizations came right after the IMF approved a 2.5 billion dollar loan and debt relief of 56 million dollars on June 30.

US to remove Sudan from list of states sponsoring terror

US president Donald Trump made the announcement after the Sudanese transitional government agreed to pay a compensation of USD 335 million to the victims of attacks on US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998 and the USS Cole in 2000

Sudan protests As peace in Sudan remains elusive, protesters mobilize to “correct the revolution”

The repeated delays in peace talks to end the civil war in Sudan have also delayed the formation of the legislative council. This has effectively stalled any progress in meeting the demands of the Sudanese Revolution which overthrew Omar al-Bashir

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

Sudanese Communist Party Sudanese Communist Party refuses to take part in transitional government, calls for agitations

The Sudanese Communist Party’s decision comes after a meeting between the leadership of the civilian forces and the military junta in which the latter went back on a number of commitments it had made earlier

ATW 35 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 35

In this episode, we take a look at the Sudanese protesters securing an agreement of with the military junta about civilian dominated transitional government, the anti-migrant policy protests in Argentina and the 4th of July protests in the USA.

Millions march in Sudan ‘Millions march’ in Sudan demand for civilian rule

The march was led by the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF), an umbrella of political parties and unions, which came together to represent the people and their revolution.

Sudanese military suspends talks with civilian forces hours after attack on demonstration

The RSF shot live ammunition at the protesters, injuring 14.  This the second attack on the protesters this week. On Monday, the RSF is believed to have killed four protesters and an army major.

In Sudan, civilian groups, military reach agreement on transition period

The final agreement is likely to be signed on May 15. The accord comes two days after four protesters and an army major were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a sit-in demonstration in Khartoum

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 22

This episode looks at the anti-military protests in Sudan, recent developments in Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission, and Guatemala’s March for Dignity, Life, and Justice.

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