[VOA] Reports citing relatives of former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir say the ousted leader has been moved from house arrest to prison. But protesters who are demanding civilian leadership, instead of the transitional military council, are skeptical.
[RFI] Sudan’s highest echelons of the military security establishment are looking for a civilian face to run the country in order to curb the protesters’ anger, otherwise the protest movement will stay on the streets, according to political analysts.
THE MANTRA of the Arab spring is back. “The people want the regime to go,” chant hundreds of thousands of protesters in Algeria, hoping to end the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Their cries are echoed in Sudan, where three months of demonstrations have rattled the regime of Omar al-Bashir, the leader for three decades
[VOA] The United Nations refugee agency says a surge of violence in South Sudan’s Yei State has displaced some 8,000 civilians and sent an estimated 5,000 people fleeing to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.
[VOA] Sudan’s crackdown on anti-government protesters could jeopardize efforts to normalize relations with the United States, some key U.S. observers say.
[RFI] Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the reopening of his country’s border with Eritrea.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -El Sadig El Mahdi, Head of the National Umma Party and chairman of the Sudan Call coalition, has strongly condemned the killing of demonstrators and the excessive violence against them during the past month. He likened the current regime in Khartoum to the days of the Anglo-Egyptian colonisation.
[UN News] The excessive use of force during large-scale demonstrations against food and fuel shortages in Sudan is alarming, and an infringement on the right of peaceful assembly, said UN independent experts on Friday.
[SNA] Addis Ababa -The IGAD Ministerial Council met, Saturday, in Adis Ababa to review the progress of the implementation of the peace agreement in the State of South Sudan.
[International Justice Monitor] A former bodyguard of former Ugandan President Milton Obote narrated to the International Criminal Court (ICC) how he ended up working with the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) for four years, including working as a liaison with the government of Sudan and diplomats based in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.