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Sudanese and UN Leaders Remark on Violence and Government Overthrow : April 11, June 3, July 5, and August 21, 2019

Sudanese and UN Leaders Remark on Violence and Government Overthrow
Linda Grimm

In April 2019, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was removed from office by military coup following months of protests calling for him to step down and demanding the formation of a civilian-led government. Protesters continued to press their demands for change after al-Bashir’s removal, despite a violent crackdown by the transitional military government that resulted in dozens of deaths. Negotiations mediated by the African Union and Ethiopian officials led to a major agreement between the military and the pro-democracy movement that paved the way for a new civilian–military transitional government ...

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