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.
Strike Suspended as Protesters, Military to Resume Talks
VOA, 11 June 2019
Sudan's opposition leaders have agreed to end their campaign of civil disobedience and strikes and resume talks with the country's military rulers aimed at forming a transitional… Read more »
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.
Talks Resume As Protest Strike Suspended
Deutsche Welle, 12 June 2019
Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its… Read more »
Major Shut-Down of Govt Offices, Commerce, Industry
Radio Dabanga, 11 June 2019
The second day of the civil disobedience campaign witnessed a large-scale response by the Sudanese in the cities of Sudan and its various states in Darfur, Kordofan, El Gezira,… Read more »
Khartoum Markets, Business Closed - Sudan Junta Acknowledges Internet Black-Out
Most shops in the markets and residential areas in the capital Khartoum have been closed for the second day in a row as the Sudanese public answers the call to carry out a campaign… Read more »
More than a hundred protesters have been confirmed dead in Sudan after security forces opened fire and forced them from their sit-in in Khartoum. ... see more »
Why Deadly Crackdown On Protesters Could Escalate in Coming Weeks
The Conversation Africa, 11 June 2019
Sudanese security forces violently removed a protest camp in the capital, Khartoum, on June 3. Read more »
Children Killed in Escalating Violence and Unrest - UNICEF
Unicef, 11 June 2019
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore: "At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 have been injured since June 3. I am gravely… Read more »
Unicef Chief 'Gravely Concerned' Over Death of 19 Children Since Military Backlash
UN News, 11 June 2019
At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN… Read more »
New Evidence That 'Scorched Earth' Attacks Continue in Darfur
AI London, 11 June 2019
Amnesty International has disturbing new evidence, including satellite imagery, showing that Sudanese government forces, including the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and allied… Read more »
UN - Halt Handover to Abusive Forces in Sudan
HRW, 11 June 2019
The United Nations Security Council should halt the withdrawal of the UN-African Union peacekeeping mission from Darfur in view of the political instability in Sudan and continuing… Read more »
With no end in sight for the military crackdown, the UN is calling for a "rapid deployment" of a monitoring team to look into allegations of serious rights violations, while ... Read more »
Sudanese police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Sudan's capital Khartoum during a civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule. The Sudanese Professionals ... Read more »
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's mediation comes amid the suspension of Sudan from all African Union activities until the military rulers hand over to civilian-led authority. Read more »
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