Tag Archives: State of emergency

13 March 19

Sudan cuts state of emergency to six months

Sudan’s parliament has approved a nation-wide state of emergency of six months in place of the one-year period ordered by President Omar al-Bashir last month.

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11 March 19

Sudan: Bashir orders release of detained female protesters

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of all women protesters detained during months of nationwide demonstrations.

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26 February 19

Sudan: Bashir bans protests as state of emergency fails to end demonstrations

Sudan President Omar al-Bahir on Monday banned unlicensed public gatherings and all forms of protests.

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23 February 19

Sudan: President declares year-long state of emergency

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has declared a year-long state of emergency following weeks of protests calling for him to step down.

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24 July 17

South Sudan: President declares state of emergency in four states

South Sudan President Salva Kirr has declared a three-month state of emergency in four states across the country.

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22 April 17

Ethiopia: Report says 669 killed in recent violence

A government-backed report says almost 700 people have been killed during violent unrest in Ethiopia since August 2016.

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06 April 17

Ethiopia extends state of emergency by four months

The Ethiopian government has extended the country’s state of emergency by four months in a move widely anticipated by critics.

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