The violence over the past weekend in El Geneina, the capital city of Sudan’s West Darfur State, has led to over 130 deaths and over 200 injuries. Behind these clashes lie failures in the peace process involving the transitional government and rebel groups
The Sudanese Professionals Association launched the campaign following the torture and killing of a young activist, Bahaeldin Nouri, who was abducted by the intelligence wing of the government-backed Rapid Support Forces on December 21
A 11-member sovereignty council, headed by the new president general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, was also sworn in on August 21. Abdullah Hamdok, an economist, was also sworn in as prime minister on the same day
The agreement between a section of the DFCF and the military junta does not assure the dissolution of militias and grants immunity to government members
Tens of thousands of people are set to take to the streets for the third successive day demanding justice for the four children and one activist who were killed by militiamen in the city of El Obeid
The agreement signed on July 17 between the military junta and some sections of the opposition has enabled the former to go back on certain commitments it had made in the earlier negotiations
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
In a statement, the Sudanese Communist Party has asked the protesters to stay on the streets to ensure that the military sticks to its side of the July 5 agreement on a new transitional government
At least 10 people were killed and over 180 injured as the security apparatus cracked down Sunday’s march marking the anniversary of the 1989 coup that brought ex-president Omar al-Bashir to power
The proposal outlines the composition of the bodies of power that will govern Sudan over the next several years
“To the tyrants who believed for a while that victory was theirs, we say, our people will rise up.. to recommence the journey and complete the revolution,” the SPA said as the protesters begin preparations to escalate.
This was agreed upon by the junta after the civil disobedience and political strike action by the civilian opposition had paralyzed Sudan since Sunday.