Coming Clean

Former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir took “full responsibility” for the 1989 coup in proceedings that are part of a trial relating to the takeover that brought the now-ousted leader to power, the Associated Press reported. The autocratic president made his admission in televised testimony during court...

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The Two-Step

Sudan’s coup leaders and the country’s main pro-democracy group signed a deal Monday to create a civilian-led transitional government following last year’s military takeover, as the African country continues to reel from economic woes and ongoing anti-junta protests, the Associated Press reported. The agreement offers the...

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Do Not Pass Go

A court in Sudan recently sentenced a woman to death by stoning on adultery charges. The cruel decision, the first in a decade, is bad enough, the Guardian reported. But some Sudanese worry that it heralds a new era of female oppression and human rights...

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We’re Done…Sort Of

Sudan’s military will withdraw from the ongoing political talks and allow political and revolutionary groups to form a civilian transitional government, months after the army seized power in an October coup that ignited mass protests in the restive African nation, Al Jazeera reported. Coup leader General...

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Baby Steps

Sudan’s army chief Abdel-Fattah Burhan this week lifted a state of emergency that was imposed after last year’s military coup, a move aimed at quelling the months-long mass protests that have gripped the country, the Middle East Eye reported. Burhan’s decision follows recommendations by senior military...

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No Rest for the Weary

Thousands of Sudanese took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, this week, the latest protests against the October military coup that removed the civilian-led transitional government in Sudan, the Associated Press reported. Health officials said that at least one person was killed and dozens were injured...

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