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Mastermind of Sudan protest raid identified: general

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | A top Sudanese general said Thursday that the mastermind behind a deadly crackdown on protesters has been identified, but refused to name him saying it would impact a probe into the raid. Crowds of protesters were violently dispersed on June 3 by men in military uniforms, …

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Sudan generals must transfer power to regain trust: UK envoy

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s ruling generals must swiftly hand power to civilians if they are to regain the trust they lost after a deadly crackdown on protesters this month, Britain’s envoy to Khartoum has told AFP. Crowds of protesters who had camped for weeks outside the capital’s army headquarters …

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Sudan opposition chief, US demand probe on protest crackdown

Omdourman, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an “objective” international investigation into last week’s deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council rejected such a probe. Mahdi’s call was backed by top US envoy Tibor Nagy, who urged an “independent and credible” …

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