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How the crisis in Sudan unfolded

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | The deadly crackdown by security forces on protesters in Sudan follows a worsening standoff between the ruling military and demonstrators demanding civilian rule. The unrest started in December 2018, when citizens revolted against a tripling of the price of bread. In April, demonstrators launched a …

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Khartoum residents in ‘state of terror’ after bloody crackdown.

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Heavily armed paramilitaries roamed the Sudanese capital Thursday, forcing fearful residents to hide indoors after a crackdown on protesters that authorities admitted had left dozens dead and prompted the African Union to suspend Khartoum. Members of the Rapid Support Forces, who rights groups say have their …

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Gunfire echoes in Khartoum as protest crackdown leaves 60 dead

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Gunfire crackled in Sudan’s capital Wednesday as tensions remained high after a two-day crackdown that doctors close to the country’s protest movement said had left at least 60 people dead. Despite mounting international concern at what demonstrators called a  “bloody massacre”, a bid at the UN …

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At least 30 dead as Sudan military rulers break up sit-in

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s military rulers forcefully broke up a weeks-long sit-in outside Khartoum’s army headquarters on Monday leaving at least 30 dead and hundreds wounded, doctors close to the protesters said, as gunfire rang out and black smoke shrouded the city. Heavily armed members of the paramilitary Rapid …

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