Sudan Strike Suspended as Protesters, Military to Resume Talks

Sudan's opposition leaders have agreed to end their campaign of civil disobedience and resume talks with the country's military rulers. In turn, the Transitional Military Council has agreed to release political prisoners, Ethiopia's special envoy Mahmoud Dirir says. At the same time, UNICEF is saying that at least 19 children have been killed in the country, while Amnesty International says it has new evidence showing that government forces have continued to commit war crimes and other serious human rights violations in Darfur.

Mahmoud Dirir, the special envoy of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, talks to the media in the Ethiopian embassy in Khartoum on June 7, 2019.

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