Eyder Peralta

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Despite Bloodshed, Young Sudanese Protesters Stay To Fight For Peace

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.

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Sudan's Ruling Military Junta Strike Power-Sharing Deal With Pro-Democracy Activists

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.

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In Sudan, Protests Resume Against Army Rule

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.

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Ethiopian Security Forces Kill Alleged Mastermind Of Coup Attempt

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.

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U.N. Refugee Agency Says Nearly 71 Million People Were Displaced In 2018

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.

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Sudan's Internet Outage

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.

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Sudan Protests Update

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Protesters are continuing to pressure Sudan's military junta to cede power to a democratically elected civilian government.

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News Brief: Tanker Attacks, Foreign Election Influence, Sudan Opposition

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.

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Sudanese Opposition Leader Speaks Out Amid Threats

Friday, June 14, 2019

Ever since the government of Sudan violently cracked down on a pro-democracy demonstration, opposition leaders have been in hiding.

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Mediator Says Sudan's Power-Sharing Talks To Get Back On Track Soon

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.

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Civil Disobedience Campaign Enters Second Day In Sudan

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.

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Mass Civil Disobedience In Sudan Is Latest Effort To End Military Rule

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.

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Security Forces In Sudan Move In On Protesters Pushing For Reforms

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.

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After Decades Of Islamic Law, Sudan Examines Women's Role In Society

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.

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Sudan's Artistic Awakening

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.

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Sudan Protesters Say They Will Not Leave Until Military Hands Over Power

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.

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Protesters Demand Sudan Transition To A Civilian Government

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.

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Sudan Military Rulers Meet With Opposition Leaders Who Demand A Transition Of 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.

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After Nearly 30 Years In Power, Sudan's Autocratic Leader Is Out In A Military Coup

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.

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Kenyan Government Threatens To Close Dadaab Refugee Camp

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.

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