Eyder Peralta appears in the following:
Sunday, July 07, 2019
Since December, security forces have killed hundreds who joined demonstrations against Omar al-Bashir's regime. The president was toppled, but the Sudanese continue to protest.
Friday, July 05, 2019
Sudan's ruling military junta and the pro-democracy movement that topped the long-time ruler have agreed to share power. Protest leaders celebrated the agreement as a victory.
Monday, July 01, 2019
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters filled the streets of Sudan's major cities on Sunday in defiance of the generals whose violent crackdown earlier in the month left scores of people dead.
Monday, June 24, 2019
Ethiopian security forces killed the general accused of masterminding an attempted coup in a northern region. The attacks on Saturday killed five people, including the national army chief of staff.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The United Nations refugee agency says nearly 71 million people were officially displaced in 2018, the highest number since World War II. Ethiopia topped the list with 1.5 million people.
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Sudanese authorities shut down the Internet around the same time that they violently broke up an opposition sit-in seeking civilian rule. The protesters are gone, but the Internet is still down.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Protesters are continuing to pressure Sudan's military junta to cede power to a democratically elected civilian government.
Friday, June 14, 2019
The U.S. blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, while Iran denied responsibility. Also, a bill on foreign election influence and a Sudanese opposition leader speaks from hiding.
Friday, June 14, 2019
Ever since the government of Sudan violently cracked down on a pro-democracy demonstration, opposition leaders have been in hiding.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The Trump administration is sending its top diplomat for Africa to Sudan amid mounting global concern over the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy activists by the country's ruling military council.
Monday, June 10, 2019
A civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing the ruling military junta in Sudan to accept civilian rule entered a second day on Monday. Most businesses were shut down.
Sunday, June 09, 2019
The strike follows a military crackdown that protesters say left more than 100 killed by security forces. Additionally, at least 784 people have been wounded in the capital, Khartoum, since Monday.
Monday, June 03, 2019
Protest organizers say at least five people were killed when government security forces moved against a sit-in camp in the country's capital on Monday. Protesters want Democratic changes.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
In Sudan, women are at the forefront of popular protests that toppled a longstanding autocrat. They are now challenging Sudan's version of Sharia, or Islamic law.
Sunday, May 12, 2019
The 30-year rule of Omar al-Bashir is over. Now, new freedoms and popular empowerment are being accompanied by an artistic renaissance.
Friday, May 03, 2019
Protests in Sudan culminated when a sit-in began at military headquarters in Khartoum in April. The full-frontal confrontation has suddenly become a celebration of freedom few have experienced.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Opposition and military leaders are in talks about Sudan's transition. Demonstrators want a civilian government. The military doesn't appear ready to relinquish power.
Monday, April 29, 2019
Demonstrators in Sudan continue protests in front of the military headquarters in Khartoum as opposition leaders meet with military rulers to discuss a handover to civilian power.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Sudan's military deposed longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir. His ouster comes after months of demonstrations by Sudanese angered by a spike in the cost of living and broad anti-government protests.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Government officials in Kenya reportedly are again threatening to close Dadaab, which is one of the world's largest refugee camps. Should the camp close, the fate of the refugees is unclear.