Post-coup showdown in Sudan: No room for compromises after Hamdok resignation?
07 January 2022 | 11:16 am
Sunday's resignation of the Sudanese civilian prime minister Abdalla Hamdok deprives coup leaders of their face of being the natural continuity between the revolution that toppled longtime strongman Omar el-Bachir in 2019 and a junta that's since scrapped power sharing and jailed key architects of the transition to democracy.
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