ARTICLES RELATING TO SUDAN PROTESTS

'What protests?': Sudan's desert nomads untouched by Bashir's downfall

2019-07-14 14:16

Not far from Sudan's capital Khartoum, the epicentre of an uprising that toppled autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, dozens of camel traders are oblivious to the country's biggest political upheaval in decades.

Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest

2019-06-30 12:28

Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators.

Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM

2019-06-08 13:04

Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said.

Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests

2019-06-03 23:00

The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster.

UK FM says he's against military rule in Sudan

2019-04-12 05:29

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says two years of potential military rule in Sudan "is not the answer" for "real change" in the country.

Sudan police deploy in large numbers ahead of fresh protests

2019-01-20 17:17

Sudanese security forces are deploying in large numbers in Khartoum and the capital's twin city in anticipation of fresh protests calling on longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir to step down, according to activists and video clips circulating online.

Thousands protest al-Bashir's rule in eastern Sudanese city

2019-01-09 06:37

Thousands of protesters chanting "revolution is the people's choice" have taken took to the streets in Khartoum to call on longtime leader Omar al-Bashir to step down, the latest in nearly three weeks of anti-government demonstrations.

Sudan opposition calls for more protests against al-Bashir

2019-01-04 09:13

Sudan's largest opposition groups are calling for a fresh wave of protests against longtime autocrat President Omar al-Bashir, with a series of demonstrations starting this week.

Buses ferry workers as Sudan 'sit-at-home' strike fails

2016-12-19 20:00

A nationwide "sit-at-home" strike called by Sudanese opposition activists in protest at price hikes has failed as buses ferried workers to offices and schools remained open.

 

Beaten and abused, Sudan's women bear scars of fight for freedom

2019-07-12 17:43

Women were a driving force during months of protests against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule but they claim they were beaten and abused in the process.

Khartoum sit-in may be gone, but its dream of a democratic Sudan remains

2019-06-12 22:09

Protest camp in Khartoum may be gone, but it'll always be the place that brought together people who dared to think of a different Sudan.

Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown

2019-06-05 22:04

Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces.

US urges Sudan military to seal deal with protesters

2019-05-09 21:14

The US has pressed Sudan's military leader to reach an agreement with protesters, who have threatened a disobedience campaign unless there is a transfer to civilian rule.

Sudan's Bashir extends ceasefire in two war zones

2019-01-29 08:02

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday has extended ceasefires in two conflict-hit states, official media reports, where protest leaders have pushed for anti-government rallies.

Bashir blames conspirators for protest violence

2019-01-09 11:26

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has blamed conspirators for violence during deadly anti-government protests, as an impoverished town held a "martyrs' rally" to honour those killed.

Pro-Bashir rally as Sudan says 800 protesters arrested

2019-01-08 07:01

More than 800 protesters have been arrested in anti-government demonstrations held across Sudan since last month, a minister says, as hundreds gathered at a rally backing President Omar al-Bashir.

UPDATE: Clashes erupt as Sudanese march on presidential palace

2018-12-26 10:01

Video clips posted online show police in Sudan using tear gas and firing in the air to disperse thousands of protesters attempting to march on Sudan's presidential palace

Sudan's Bashir: I won't be toppled by WhatsApp

2016-12-13 08:23

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has vowed to defeat anti-government protesters, saying his regime will not be overthrown by activists on "keyboards and WhatsApp".

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