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EU blames Sudan military council for deadly crackdown

17th June, 2019 11:16:49 printer

LUXEMBOURG: The EU on Monday blamed Sudan’s military authorities for a bloody crackdown on protesters that left dozens of people dead, demanding a full investigation, reports AFP.

Foreign ministers from the bloc issued a statement hailing the protest movement that swept away former strongman Omar al-Bashir after three decades in power as “a historic opportunity for Sudan”.

A top Sudanese general on Sunday pledged to hang those responsible for the June 3 crackdown, in which armed men in fatigues dispersed thousands of protesters camped for weeks outside the Khartoum military headquarters.


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