The African Union has suspended Sudan's membership until the military hands over power to a civilian-led transitional government. This comes after attempts to disperse civilian sit-in strikes led to the death of over a hundred people.
AU Suspends Sudan's Membership After Crackdown on Protesters
allAfrica, 6 June 2019
The African Union has suspended Sudan's membership until the military hands over power to a civilian-led transitional government. A tweet from its Peace and Security Council… Read more »
Khartoum sit-in on 8 April 2019
African Union Suspends Country, Demands End to Military Rule
Deutsche Welle, 6 June 2019
Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this… Read more »
AU Stance May Exacerbate the Situation in the Sudan
Shabait, 5 June 2019
The inherent flaws that have afflicted the African Union since its inception; its failure to meet the aspirations of the African people; as well as, the liabilities that have… Read more »
Kenya Airways Suspends Flights to Sudan Over Protest Tensions
Nation, 4 June 2019
Kenya Airways has suspended flights to Sudan following the "uncertain situation" at Khartoum International Airport owing to protests over that country's government. Read more »
Khartoum Sit-in Massacre Fuels Public Anger Across Sudan
Radio Dabanga, 4 June 2019
Dozens were wounded in eastern Sudan's El Gedaref yesterday when police reportedly opened fire on demonstrators in the town. Similar demonstrations erupted across Sudan as the… Read more »
Deadly Protest Crackdown Casts Shadow On Future
The New Humanitarian, 6 June 2019
In violence reminiscent of some of the worst moments of former president Omar al-Bashir's 30-year regime, scores of protesters are said to have been killed in attacks reportedly… Read more »
Protest organisers in Sudan say the death toll from a security force crackdown on the sit-in outside army headquarters now stands at over 100 people, and details are emerging of ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
The military says a transitional government will be formed to organize elections within 9 months, creating an environment that will enable citizens to choose their leaders with ... Read more »
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