Death Toll Rises as China, Russia Block UN Action on Sudan

The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has risen to 60. At the United Nations, China and Russia have blocked a bid at the Security Council to condemn the killing of civilians and to issue a pressing call from world powers for an immediate halt to the violence.

Soldiers on the streets of Khartoum, June 4, 2019.

Al Jazeera continued carrying live coverage in Khartoum Monday despite its staff being banned from working in Sudan.

Inside the sit-in, journalists continued their protest for press freedom in Sudan.



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