US News: Sudan: no negotiations with the military after the coup, says a minister

Sudan: Ministers arrested, the army deployed in Khartoum

 Sudan: Ministers arrested, the army deployed in Khartoum Sudan-Politics: Sudan: Ministers arrested, the army deployed in Khartoum © Reuters / Hannibal Hanschke Sudan: Ministers arrested, the army deployed in Khartoum Khartoum (Reuters) - Most Civil Government members of Sudan were arrested on Monday, as well as many political leaders supporting and a member of the Council of Sovereignty, found journalists from Reuters, while the army. 'Is deployed in the capital Khartoum to restrict the movements.

  Soudan: pas de négociation avec l'armée après le putsch, dit une ministre © AFP / File

D setting out a coup "grotesque," Sudanese Foreign Minister Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi has told the AFP Saturday that neither she nor the prime minister overthrown Abdullah Hamdok not negotiate with the soldiers who put "an entire people under arrest."

Monday before dawn, soldiers stopped the government leader at his home in Khartoum while the general and army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhane, announced dissolve all institutions. Since then, the technocrat was taken home but is still not free to move, according to the UN .

Ms. Mahdi, reached by telephone by AFP, she escaped the raid and even met Friday, US charge d'affaires in Khartoum to discuss democratic transition nipped in the bud.

In Sudan, the army suspends the democratization

 In Sudan, the army suspends the democratization © AFP in Khartoum the capital, but also in other cities in Sudan, the protesters marked Monday, October 25. (Photo by AFP) The civil prime minister was arrested, the dissolved government and the state of emergency proclaimed by General Al-Buhrane. But civilians went down in the streets of Khartoum to defend democratization.

Saturday as tens of thousands of demonstrators protest against the general Burhane, sole command since the coup, the minister recluse at home, hanging on the phone for news of her shows has encouraged .

"Abdullah Hamdok is a nationalist, a grown man and a politician, he will not participate in this act grotesque betrayal led the coup," said Ms. Mahdi, while according to press reports, General Burhane a Mr. Hamdok time considered as head of the cabinet he has promised to soon.

's own father the diplomat, Sadiq al-Mahdi, the democratically elected prime minister, was overthrown in a coup by General State Bashir

in 1989. Thirty years later, the army obtempérait willingness of thousands of protesters and filed.

Today is his former chief of the army, General Burhane, which is responsible for the dissolution of all Sudanese institutions, including the Government that Ms. Mahdi always judge "only legitimate".

Sudan. The flights are resumed at Khartoum airport after the

 Sudan. The flights are resumed at Khartoum airport after the shot © Tim Chong / Reuters Flights will resume this Wednesday, October 27 in Khartoum. Photo Stock Illustration. After the coup in Sudan Monday, October 25, the flights will resume at the airport of the capital Khartoum this Wednesday, October 27, and not on October 30 as previously announced.


people in the past, "I defended the military because they supported the Sudanese people" against the autocrat Bashir acknowledges Ms. Mahdi. But today, "I can not argue with them," she adds after "the betrayal of October 25, which is an act very very very damaging."

An act she condemns as "illogical and irresponsible". It goes "against the will of the Sudanese people who do not want a military power and said in the street," she asserts.

To save the country, already mired in political and economic stagnation, "the only solution is to return to the constitutional declaration and to immediately release all political prisoners," recommends Dr. Mahdi.

In 2019, when military and civilian forces to take the Sudan to its first free elections in decades, they ratified a "constitutional declaration" for the creation of a military-civilian sovereignty Council and a government as a first step.

Coup d'état in Sudan: The AU suspends the country of its instances, the arrests multiply

 Coup d'état in Sudan: The AU suspends the country of its instances, the arrests multiply © RFI / Miguel Martins The headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa. At the end of a long meeting, the African Union Peace and Security Council decided to "suspend" the Sudan of the AU's bodies until the power of a transitional government led by civilians. At the same time, the arrests of civilians continue in Khartoum.

Several institutions such as Parliament and the Constitutional Court were to follow, but never appeared. As for the sovereignty of the Council, he had to be handed over to civilians only would lead the country to democracy, but the approach of the deadline, General Burhane intervened Monday plunging countries into the unknown.

Since the list of arrested opposition figures in the coup continues to grow. Among them is the brother of the Minister Sedig al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, the number two as she Ummah Party, the largest party Sudanese founded by their father.

"We still have no news of those who have been arrested," said Ms Mahdi itself trapped under Bashir announced she wish recover, on behalf of his country, the Criminal Court international (CPI) there two months.

currently behind bars in Khartoum, Mr Bashir is particularly sought by the court based in The Hague for "genocide" in the bloody conflict in Darfur (east).

"We are an entire people under arrest because we get more to get news of each other," laments Ms. Mahdi.

Since Monday, telephone calls and even more so in the Internet network remained cut off most of the time in the country, a radio silence to which the international community has called for an end.

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Sudan: Military gestures do not call the street, the UN is worried .
© Ap - Marwan Ali in the streets of Khartoum, November 4, 2021, protesters show their rejection of Burhan coup . The UN Human Rights Council asked Friday, November 5, the "immediate return" of the civilian government, after the Putsch of October 25.

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