Tag Archives: Sudan

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.

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.

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.

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.

06 February 19

Sudan reopens border with Eritrea after year-long closure

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has reopened the border with Eritrea, which had been closed since early January 2018.

31 January 19

Sudan army insists it won’t let state fall to protesters

The Sudanese army has issued a statement insisting it will not allow the state to fall as weeks of anti-government protests continue.

22 January 19

Could violent protests in Sudan topple Bashir?

Over the past two weeks, Sudan has been gripped by anti-governmental protests with security forces opening fire on crowds with live ammunition on multiple occasions. The Sudanese government says at least 19 people have been killed in protest violence but
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12 January 19

Sudan: Calls for ‘week of uprising’ as 3 more killed in protests

Protestors in Sudan are calling for a nationwide “week of uprising” against President Omar al-Bashir’s government after at least three more people were killed in fresh protest violence.

10 January 19

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir vows to stay in power as protests rage on

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has told supporters he will remain in power, regardless of ongoing protests calling for him to step down.

08 January 19

Sudan: 816 people detained over recent protests, minister says

Authorities in Sudan have arrested at least 816 people during anti-government protests during the past two weeks, Interior Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman has said.


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