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27 juin 2019 | 07h17 UTC

Sudan: Opposition calls for nationwide rallies June 30 /update 92

Sudan Alerte de sécurité

Sudanese Professionals’ Association (SPA) calls for protests across Sudan on June 30; nightly demonstrations expected in coming days

TIMEFRAME expected from 25/6/2019, 11h00 until 30/6/2019, 10h59 (Africa/Khartoum). COUNTRY/REGION Khartoum, Sudan, Sudan

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Event

The Sudanese Professionals' Association (SPA) has called for protests to take place nationwide on Sunday, June 30, to demand a transition to civilian rule and mark the 30th anniversary of the coup that brought now-ousted President Omar al-Bashir to power. The protest, called the "March of Millions," is likely to be well attended, particularly in Khartoum. Several other nightly demonstrations are planned in Khartoum and other cities in the days before the march, including vigils, medical worker protests, and marches. A heightened security presence and other localized disruptions are possible during these events and the March of Millions; clashes with security forces cannot be ruled out.

As of Wednesday, June 26, internet services remain blocked for most of the country. Similar telecommunication disruptions are expected to persist in the coming days.

Context

Sudanese security forces and affiliated militias violently dispersed a pro-civilian rule sit-in in Khartoum on June 3. More than 128 people were killed, and hundreds wounded in the assault on the protest camp. Protesters also reported widespread rape and other atrocities.

Following months of protests, President Omar al-Bashir was removed from office on April 11 in a military coup. The military dissolved the government and formed the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and announced it would rule until presidential elections could be held in two years. An ongoing sit-in demonstration was held until June 3 to demand increased civilian participation in negotiations. Protests have slowly resumed since then.

Advice

Individuals in Sudan, particularly Omdurman and Khartoum, are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation, business, and telecommunication disruptions and a heightened security presence, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments, refrain from nonessential movement, maintain redundant modes of communication, and avoid all protests due to the risk of violence.

 

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