Published every Monday, and updated daily through the week, our News Digest Sudan is a selected compilation of recent stories on various topics to keep an eye on, from grassroots groups, major NGOs and international media sources around the world. Available in English and/or French.
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Sudan's newly appointed prime minister has launched an independent investigation into June's deadly crackdown on protesters that killed dozens of people and threatened to crush the country's pro-democracy uprising. Protest leaders had demanded the establishment of an international inquiry as part of a subsequent power-sharing agreement with the military, but the generals insisted on a…
— Radio Dabanga (@Radiodabanga) September 20, 2019
Thousands of people marched in El Gedaref on Thursday for the third consecutive day. They demanded the dismissal of acting state governor Nasreldin Abdelgayoum for ignoring the needs of the people affected by the floods and for violating the principles of the revolution.
On the UN, Sudan, & the issue of removing Sudan from US State Dept list of state sponsors of terrorism: a difficult issue, given the leverage this designation provides in controlling military spoilers in SAF/RSF. But the UN leadership should have no role in answering the question pic.twitter.com/pKWUS4CfMK
— Eric Reeves (@sudanreeves) September 20, 2019
A team of French diggers has restored three Sudanese artifacts, including a 3,500-year-old wall relief, and it handed them to the African country's national museum Thursday, a French archaeologist said. The three artifacts were discovered at separate archaeological sites in recent years in Sudan and were restored by a French team of experts. …
Mosque,The ancient city of Suakin, Red Sea, Sudan.#SudaneseCulture
— ثقافة سودانية (@SudaneseCulture) September 20, 2019
On her daily walks from home to her job at a primary school in the city of Port Sudan, Khalda Saber would urge people to join the protests against the three-decade rule of Sudan's autocratic President Omar al-Bashir. At school, she rallied fellow teachers to join the pro-democracy uprising. “I was telling them that…
The Communist Party and the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLM/A), led by Abdel Wahed Mohamed Nour, have agreed on the need to continue the mass moving by holding political seminars, vigils, demonstr...
— The Niles (@TheNiles2012) September 18, 2019