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Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir defiant in face of weeks of unrest

Sudan's longtime ruler is defiant in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation.
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Sudanese authorities arrest 28 journalists

Sudanese authorities on Monday arrested 28 journalists as they attempted to deliver a petition protesting media censorship and repeated seizure of print-runs of a local publication to the national security and intelligence service, media watchdog confirmed.

Sudan police fire tear gas as protests erupt in Khartoum, Darfur

Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at crowds of anti-government protesters in several cities including Khartoum, as organisers pushed for more nationwide rallies against President Omar al-Bashir this week.

Regional powers stick with President Omar al-Bashir as Sudan protests mount

As angry protests pile pressure on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to step down, key powers are standing by his regime to ensure stability in a strife-torn region, analysts say.
Supporters of Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir shout slogans as they gather during a rally for him in the Green Square in the capital Khartoum on January 9, 2019. (Photo by ASHRAF SHAZLY - AFP)

Call for protests across Sudan as organisers pile on pressure

A Sudanese group that has spearheaded anti-government demonstrations since last month called Friday for nationwide protests next week to pile pressure on the government of President Omar al-Bashir.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan says protest death toll rises to 22

Anti-government protests that have rocked Sudan have left 22 people dead, authorities said on Thursday, after three demonstrators died hours after thousands cheered for President Omar al-Bashir at a rival rally in Khartoum.

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters

Sudanese riot police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Khartoum's twin city Omdurman on Wednesday, witnesses said, after hundreds rallied in the capital in support of President Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir blames conspirators for protest violence

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday blamed conspirators for violence during deadly anti-government protests, as an impoverished town held a "martyrs' rally" to honour those killed.

Khartoum University lecturers arrested over anti-government protests

Sudanese security authorities arrested several faculty members from Khartoum University on Sunday, two professors said, after they joined anti-government protests that have posed the most serious challenge to President Omar al-Bashir’s rule.
Fresh protests against bread price hikes rattled Sudan Sunday, as riot police deployed around the capital Khartoum five days into demonstrations that have claimed at least eight lives.

Sudan fresh protest planned as President Omar al-Bashir sacks health minister

A Sudanese group organising anti-government protests has called for a march on the presidential palace as President Omar al-Bashir sacked the health minister Saturday over rising costs of medicines.
In this Thursday, December 20, 2018 handout photo provided by a Sudanese activist, protesters chant slogans during a demonstration in Khartoum, Sudan. (Sudanese Activist via AP)

Sudan protests biggest threat yet to President al-Bashir – analysts

Deadly protests that have grown across Sudan in recent weeks are the biggest threat to President Omar al-Bashir’s iron-fisted rule since he swept to power in a 1989 coup, analysts said.

Sudan opposition calls for more protests against President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan's largest opposition groups are calling for a fresh wave of protests against longtime autocrat President Omar al-Bashir, with a series of demonstrations starting this week.
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Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir forms panel to probe protest violence

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir ordered authorities Tuesday to set up a committee to investigate violence during anti-government protests, even as a range of political groups called for a "new regime" in the country.
Sudan has been rocked by more than a week of protests sparked by rise in bread prices [File- Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah-Reuters]

Police fire tear gas as protesters rally in Sudan capital

Police fired tear gas at protesters in Sudan's capital on Monday ahead of a planned march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace calling on him to "step down" following deadly anti-government protests.
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Police deployed in Khartoum as protesters plan march

Riot police were deployed in key squares of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Monday as protesters planned to march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace calling for him to "step down" following deadly anti-government protests.
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2019: Southern, Mid-Belt leaders warn INEC against rigging

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) on Sunday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those bent on sabotaging 2019 elections.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir tells police to rein in force against protesters

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday told police to abstain from using excessive force against anti-government demonstrators as the UN called for a probe into deaths during the violent protests.
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Sudan rebel denies using violence against protesters

A prominent Sudanese rebel chief from war-torn Darfur on Saturday rejected a government charge that his fighters were behind violence during demonstrations and had plans to kill protesters.

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