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Sudan’s Opposition Calls for More Protests

Gov’t crackdown so far killed over 40 protesters

Sudanese opposition to stage new waves of protests for regime change. Will President Al-Bashir survive the protests?

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sudan’s largest opposition groups on Thursday called for a fresh wave of protests to demand that President Omar al-Bashir step down, as the longtime ruler made another attempt at staunching popular discontent by promising wage hikes and appealing to patriotism. Continue reading Sudan’s Opposition Calls for More Protests

Sudan Protesters Turn Anger Over Bread Toward Bashir

President Omar al-Bashir’s government is facing a crisis of legitimacy …

BY THE NEW YORK TIMES

This was meant to be a new era for Sudan. Last year the United States ended two decades of sanctions that President Omar al-Bashir had long blamed for his country’s poverty and isolation, a move that promised new investment, perhaps even an economic rebirth. Continue reading Sudan Protesters Turn Anger Over Bread Toward Bashir