The ruling military council and an alliance of opposition groups have signed the first of two documents as part of a power-sharing deal that activists hope will pave the way for democracy in the country. Questions that are being raised about the agreement are discussed in a blog by Cameron Hudson. An analysis by Priyal Singh and Daniel Forti examines the importance of the African Union and United Nations in making the peace work.
Military and Opposition Sign First Part of Power-Sharing Deal
Deutsche Welle, 17 July 2019
Protesters and the ruling military inked a political declaration to end months of unrest. Both sides clashed over the east African country's future after President Omar al-Bashir… Read more »
Protester at the sit-in (file photo).
Power-Sharing Deal - an Exercise in Optimism
Atlantic Council, 17 July 2019
Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) signed a political power-sharing agreement today with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFC), the umbrella group of trade… Read more »
Can the AU and UN Find Common Ground?
ISS, 17 July 2019
Recent developments around Sudan's transfer of political power show why a more strategic partnership between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN), especially at the… Read more »
Military and Opposition Sign Accord, First Step in Power-Sharing Deal
RFI, 17 July 2019
Sudan's military council and an alliance of opposition groups have signed an initial political accord as part of a power-sharing deal that would lead to a civilian administration… Read more »
Women Demand Power in New Government
VOA, 17 July 2019
Activists are calling on Sudan's military and opposition leaders to open the country’s political process to women when the sides begin to implement their recent power-sharing… Read more »
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets still angry at the storming of a protest sit-in at Khartoum last month, which saw dozens lose their lives. Read more »
The U.S. House and Senate have both passed resolutions with bipartisan backing calling for a peaceful transition to civilian-led government in Sudan. The Senate resolution, ... Read more »
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