Sudan’s former ruling party rejects law dissolving it
03 December 2019 | 9:53 am
In Sudan, the party of deposed president Omar al-Bashir condemns a new law by the transitional authorities. It will see the National Congress Party dissolved and its assets seized. With World Aids Day taking place this Sunday, we take a look at the situation in the Central African Republic, where community groups and NGOS are helping people in remote areas get the medicines they need. And Senegal warns broadcasters to take skin whitening products off the air-waves... a step towards removing the harmful.
11 Apr 2019
Over the past days, thousands have defied violence to camp outside Sudan's Defense Ministry. Growing support within the army and police could tilt the campaign for al-Bashir's ouster in the cheering protesters' favor.
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Sudan's military is to make "an important statement" amid speculation of a coup against President Omar al-Bashir following months of protests.
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Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's ousted president, is to be questioned over "money laundering and financing terrorism." The order came as tens of thousands of protesters called on the military to give way to civilian rule.
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Ambassadors of Israel and Germany say denying the Holocaust threatens peaceful coexistence worldwide. Their appeal comes 80 years after the Wannsee Conference, where Nazis discussed the extermination of Europe's Jews.
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Athletes travelling to next month's Beijing Olympics were warned on Tuesday (January 18) about speaking up on human rights issues while in China for their own safety by speakers at a seminar hosted by Human Rights Watch. Rights groups have long criticized the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for awarding the Games to China, citing the treatment by the Chinese government of the Uyghurs and other Muslim minority groups, which the United States has deemed genocide.
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