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WorldSudan protest group says attempt to break up sit-in outside defense ministry is under way

11:35  15 april  2019
11:35  15 april  2019 Source:   reuters.com

South Sudan frets over whether Sudan coup could derail fragile peace deal

South Sudan frets over whether Sudan coup could derail fragile peace deal Thursday's military coup in Sudan sparked anxiety in neighboring South Sudan that the toppling of longtime President Omar al-Bashir could scupper a fragile peace deal that ended South Sudan's five-year civil war. South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and former rebel leader Riek Machar signed a peace deal last year that calls on them to form a unity government on May 12. But key requirements - including integrating their forces - have not been met.

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese soldiers intervened to protect several thousand demonstrators calling for an end to President Omar al-Bashir’s rule on Monday after security forces tried to break up the sit - in , witnesses and activists said . For the first time in some three months of unrest, a group of

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sudanese security forces on Monday attempted to break up a protest by They said security forces on pickup trucks fired tear gas as they charged towards the sit - in . Bashir has acknowledged that the protesters have legitimate demands but said that the way to address

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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's main protest group said an attempt was under way on Monday to break up a sit-in outside the defense ministry compound in the capital, Khartoum.

The Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) called on people to respond by joining the sit-in to "protect your revolution", according to a statement published on its social media pages.

(Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

Sudan: Germany calls for restraint from 'all sides' after coup.
Germany is supporting the Sudanese in the hope of free elections and has put the crisis on the UN Security Council's agenda. Berlin insists that ousted President Omar al-Bashir face trial for war crimes in The Hague.

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