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Sudan security forces fire tear gas as thousands protest coup

  Sudan security forces fire tear gas as thousands protest coup Security forces fired tear gas Sunday as thousands rallied in Sudan's capital Khartoum and a neighbouring city, witnesses said, keeping up pressure on the military following a coup 11 weeks ago. The coup, led by army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on October 25, derailed a power-sharing transition between the military and civilians that had been painstakingly established in the wake of longtime autocrat Omar-al-Bashir's ouster in 2019.The coup, led by army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on October 25, derailed a power-sharing transition between the military and civilians that had been painstakingly established in the wake of longtime autocrat Omar-al-Bashir's ouster in 2019.

La société civile soudanaise appelle à descendre à nouveau dans la rue ce lundi 17 janvier pour protester contre le régime militaire (image d'illustration). © - AFP Sudanese civil society calls to go down again on the street on Monday 17 January to protest against the military regime (image of illustration )

Sunday, January 16, doctors protested against hospital attacks by security forces during events. And civil society calls to go down on the street on Monday 17 January to protest against the military regime while the authorities withdrew, Saturday, the accreditation of Al Jazeera Mubasher, one of the chains of the Qatari group. As well as those of two of its correspondents on the spot. Specialized in the broadcast of live events, making everything images, without comments, the chain had followed the anti-putsch events of the last months. Manifestations repressed in the blood, which made 64 dead so far. The Ministry of Information has denounced on Saturday in a letter a "non-professional" coverage of events in Sudan on the Al Jazeera chain.

U.N. starts talks in Sudan to resolve post-coup crisis

  U.N. starts talks in Sudan to resolve post-coup crisis U.N. starts talks in Sudan to resolve post-coup crisisKHARTOUM (Reuters) - The United Nations said it was starting consultations in Sudan on Monday to try to salvage the country's move to democracy after a military coup.

With our correspondent in Nairobi, Albane Thirouard

to justify his closure, the Ministry of Information accuses the Qatari television channel of media coverage that "tears the Sudanese social fabric". And, in doing so, "undermines the interests of the country and its national security".

Decision strongly denounced

A decision that has been strongly denounced. The American Embassy in Khartoum described it on Sunday of "not behind for freedom of the press". It is an "intimidation" according to Al Jazeera, who called on Twitter the authorities to authorize his team to return to work. The network of Sudanese journalists denounces a "continuous harassment against journalists" aimed at "to stifle the truth".

Other attacks against the press

This is not the first attack against the press since the coup of October 25th. Mid-November 2021 Already, the head of the office of Al Jazeera in Khartoum had been detained for three days. Without any load. At the end of December, two journalists from a Saudi television had also been briefly detained. And the office of another chain had been attacked by officers, his teams tumbled and his equipment seized.

Several journalists have also reported since being arrested or attacked while they covered anti-putsch protests.

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32 dead in South Sudan interethnic violence: UN .
The United Nations on Tuesday said 32 people, including women and children, had been killed during armed raids in a region of South Sudan plagued by interethnic violence. At least 26 people were wounded, including women and children, and others remain remained unaccounted for two days after the bloodshed in the Baidit locality. "UNMISS strongly condemns any attack on civilians and urges groups and individuals to take immediate action to avoid further escalations that will endanger vulnerable people," it said."The Mission further calls on authorities to carry out timely investigations and that the perpetrators be held accountable.

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