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The transitional government of Sudan and rebel groups on Saturday formalized a peace deal to end a years-long war that led to the death of hundreds of thousands and displaced millions. South Sudan hosted the ceremony where the transitional government and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of armed groups, signed the deal. The [...]

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Sudan’s ousted president, Omar al-Bashir, went on trial Tuesday in the capital city of Khartoum for spearheading the 1989 coup d’état that brought him to power. After the opening of the trial on Tuesday, proceedings were adjourned until August 11. The charges against al-Bashir include undermining the constitution, violating the Armed Forces Act and stirring up [...]

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A year after violent protests ousted Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, Human Rights Watch called upon the Sudanese government Friday for justice in the deaths of dozens of demonstrators. Al-Bashir was removed from power in a coup d’état in April 2019 after four months of protests against his administration. Pro-government police heavily repressed these protests through [...]

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Sudan’s transitional government agreed Thursday to compensate victims of a suicide bombing on the USS Cole, while at a port in Yemen in 2000, that resulted in the death of 17 US sailors. This move is an essential requirement before Sudan can be removed from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism. The bombing [...]

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The transitional government of Sudan said Tuesday that it would hand over ex-president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to stand trial on charges of genocide and war crimes. The ICC issued two arrest warrants for al-Bashir, one in 2009 on two counts of war crimes and five counts of [...]

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The state prosecutor of Sudan, Tagelsir al-Heber, announced the launch of an investigation into the crimes committed in the Darfur region under former President Omar al-Bashir. Al-Bashir has already been arrested by the Sudanese government for corruption and has been under the watch of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for human rights crimes committed in [...]

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Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, who was arrested after a bloodless coup ousted him from office earlier this year, was sentenced Saturday to two years in detention after he was found guilty of corruption by a court in Khartoum. However, the law in Sudan specifies that no one over 70 years of age can be [...]

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UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday signed a deal with the new government of Sudan to open a Human Rights Office in the capital of Khartoum. In addition to the capital office, there will be four field offices in Darfur, Blue Nile, Southern Kordofan and East Sudan to safeguard human rights. Former Sudanese [...]

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The former president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, was in court on Monday facing charges of corruption and allegations that he accepted millions from Saudi Arabia. Al-Bashir was ousted from the office of president in April as the result of months of protests. He is facing charges in connection with USD $113 million dollars worth of [...]

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