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Sudan’s people toppled a dictator – despite the war they’re still working to bring about democratic change

Civilians protest in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, in December 2022. AFP via Getty Images Linda Bishai, George Washington University While Sudan’s generals have unleashed indiscriminate destruction and occupation on wide swaths of the capital, Khartoum, neighbourhood resistance committees and pro-democracy activists have stepped up to respond to the needs of citizens. They have risked their lives to drive people to safety …

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Sudan: how strong is the civilian opposition to the military coup?

Paul Jackson, University of Birmingham Sudan is in a state of chaos after last month’s coup, in which army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, dissolved the government, declared a state of emergency and arrested the prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, and leading opposition figures. Almost immediately, opposition groups took to the streets and have maintained street opposition since with protests and …

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