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Imagine a president being in power for 30 years… Three decades of his authoritarian rule and serious human rights abuses… and then, one day, he’s gone. THREAD on Sudan 1/13
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Months of peaceful #SudanProtests finally achieved what some thought was impossible: President Omar Al-Bashir is finally out of power. But the demonstrators are right not to be satisfied with just that alone. 2/13
Al-Bashir’s ouster is a testament to the tenacity of protesters who remained in the streets despite the government’s deadly repression. (Photo by @lana_hago) hrw.org/news/2019/04/0… 3/13
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#BREAKING Sudan sit-in organisers urge Khartoum residents to mass at protest site
Sudanese army says it will make "an important announcement".

Khartoum residents chant "the regime has fallen" as they flood the area around army headquarters
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#BREAKING Sudan troops raid offices of group linked to President Bashir's ruling party: witnesses
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Over the last week, protests have erupted across #Sudan, with NISS intelligence service stations being burnt and reports of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) defending protestors in some locations. This is a developing thread for remotely monitoring the situation, h/t @trevorsnapp.
In Atbara, for example, protesters have set fire to the headquarters of ruling the National Congress Party, led by President Omar al-Bashir. There's plenty of visual evidence of the unrest, such as this video. Geolocation: 17.694190, 34.001319 (google.com/maps/place/17%…).
The NCP headquarters suffered heavy damage from the protests on 19 Dec 2018, as this photo shows (h/t @wasilalitaha). Second image shows the building in a better state, via their Facebook page.
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