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Violence against protesters: African Union excludes the Sudan

After the violence of the military against protesters in Sudan, the state has been excluded with immediate effect from the African Union. To increase the pressure for a solution.

After the violent suppression of protests in Sudan, the African Union has suspended the country from the organization. From now on, the participation of the Sudan, of all the activities going except for so long until a civilian-led interim government was set up, announced the African Union via Twitter. This is the only way that could lead to the Sudan from the current crisis.

After three decades in Power, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir had been in April of the armed forces overthrown, after he had ruled the country with a heavy Hand. The coup months-long mass protests were preceded. Since then, the military and the Opposition struggle for the formation of a transitional government. The talks were broken off a few weeks ago, since both sides could not agree on who should have government to Say.

seat blockade forcibly

On Monday dissolved began to escalate the Situation further: security forces dispersed by force a sit in protest in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. This sit-in had to take weeks, and significantly to the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir contributed to this.

protesters in Khartoum, building stones and barricades of burning tires and pavement.

The number of victims of the violence of the past few days, there are different information. According to a physicians Association, the number of dead has now grown to more than 100 of the injured to 500. The Sudanese health Ministry denied, the state news Agency Suna, according to the number of dead and said it had not died more than 46 people.

Medical care is difficult

security forces in Khartoum and other cities of the Sudan to continue against civilians, such as the trade Union Alliance SPA reported. Some people had been killed in their homes by security forces, said the medical Association. Doctors have, therefore, great difficulties, to treat the injured because many hospitals are either not accessible or crowded, and it's up to Doctors lack. In many Parts of the country, the Internet and mobile networks were restricted or shut down.

After the violence at the start of the week, the military leadership in the country had initially stopped the negotiations with the Opposition and all concessions terminated. However, after massive international pressure, the military Council declared, however, ready to resume the talks. The Opposition waved but.

The Sudan in the North-East of Africa with 41 million inhabitants, is one of the 25 poorest countries in the world and is in a severe economic crisis, which was the biggest trigger for the mass protests.

Sudan: Opposition call rejects offer from EU countries condemn violence in Sudan, 05.06.2019 news Atlas |Sudan |Khartoum

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