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Sudan’s Bashir Orders Release Of Female Detainees On Women’s Day

Sudan’s Bashir Orders Release Of Female Detainees On Women’s Day

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on International Women’s Day on Friday ordered the release of all women arrested in connection with anti-government demonstrations, hours after protesters marched in the two largest cities. Sudan has seen near-daily protests against Bashir since Dec. 19. The demonstrations were triggered by price increases and cash shortages but developed into the […]

Sudan President Pardons, Frees Rights Activist – Family

Sudan President Pardons, Frees Rights Activist – Family

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has pardoned and released a prominent human rights activists who had been jailed since last year on spying and other charges, his family said. The release of Mudawi Ibrahim Adam came after a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump’s aid administrator to Sudan and before an October deadline when the administration […]

Sudan Accuses Egypt Of Backing Rebels Ahead Of Foreign Minister’s Trip

Sudan Accuses Egypt Of Backing Rebels Ahead Of Foreign Minister’s Trip

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt on Tuesday of supporting rebels at war with Khartoum, a week ahead of a visit to Cairo by Sudan’s foreign minister that is aimed at easing tensions between the neighbouring states. Egypt and Sudan have been at odds in recent months on a range of issues from disputed land […]

Darfur Votes to Keep Five-State System

Darfur Votes to Keep Five-State System

Nearly 98 percent of voters in Sudan’s western Darfur region have voted against reuniting the five separate states in the war-torn region, according to the electoral commission overseeing the referendum. Darfur referendum commission chief Omar Ali Jamaa said Saturday 3.2 million of Darfur’s 3.5 million registered voters cast ballots in the election, which was monitored […]