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Thirty years ago today, on the 30th June, former Sudanese Dictator & President, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, was sworn into office in 1989; after a Military coup that elevated him into power.

On April 6th 2019, a popular “peaceful” civilians’ uprising & protest march...
...towards the Sudanese Army’s Military Headquarters in Khartoum, following increasing displeasure with Bashir’s failed rule for 3 decades, became quickly transformed into a mass sit-in site for the now popularly-known #SudanUprising.
Five days later on April 11th, Omer Hassan...
...al-Bashir was ousted from power by the now notorious, “Transitional Military Council” (TMC).

Amid increasingly more frustration within the TMC, who quickly began to violently show The People of Sudan that they DID NOT WANT TO HAND OVER POWER TO CIVILIANS as was demanded &...
...promised by even themselves following Bashir’s removal, that “symbolic” & “free” sit-in site for all 40 million Sudanese to be able to congregate within when coming-in from all parts of the country, was then brutally dispersed on the 3rd June by the TMC during the Islamic...
...Holy Month of Ramadan. A violent & deadly crackdown that took place just a day before the Eid celebrations to mark the end of Ramadan.

Hundreds of peaceful protesters were killed; many...
...of whom were thrown into the River Nile tied with ropes to construction bricks & breeze blocks. Some of these bodies have STILL not yet been recovered or found, almost one month later. Hundreds of sexual assaults (rapes) of both females & males also took place under the...
...hands of the TMC. Thousands have suffered deep physical & psychological injury

Violent & deadly actions all fully-mandated & authorised by the very same TMC that had ousted Omer al-Bashir in the name of “The People’s Revolution away from Dictatorship”. By using its brutal &..
...ultra-violent paramilitary militia called the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the TMC has now occupied the Capital City of Sudan, Khartoum; & they are determined to remain in “controlling-power” at any cost.

Today, the 30th June, The People of Sudan are “peacefully” marching...
...once again to not just call for a handover to civilian-led rule; but to also remember & honour the martyrs that have been lost. They are peacefully marching (once again) for their freedom from death, oppression, & fear.
The World must be watching & looking-on closely. The...
...World must NOT allow The People of Sudan to continue to struggle alone any longer. The World must NOW be ready to act in more ways than just words. The World must support the brave people of “North” Sudan, in the same way that it supported the brave people of South Sudan to...
..overcome this “very same” savagely brutal & ultra-violent evil. An evil that not only threatens The People of Sudan & their country, but also threatens others upon the African Continent; & those that are further afield as far as in Europe & North America. “We Are All Sudanese”.
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Seven people have died & nearly 200 have been wounded during huge demonstrations in #Sudan, the first large-scale protests since a crackdown on a camp early in June left at least 128 people dead.


"Atbara is completely occupied by Janjaweed (RSF) militias who are attacking & intimidating citizens with beatings, the use of live ammunition, & tear gas. Many arrests.."

@AUC_MoussaFaki @PMEthiopia @AsstSecStateAF @FCOIrfan @SenatorRisch @RepEliotEngel
Exclusive: US #Sudan envoy calls for return to talks and end to violence

Donald Booth says there is a lot of common interest among international partners


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