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Sudan’s Bashir charged over killings of protesters

Former Sudan president Omar al Bashir

Former Sudan president Omar al Bashir

Prosecutors in Sudan have charged former president Omar al-Bashir with involvement in the killing of anti-government protesters.

In a statement Monday, the office of Sudan’s prosecutor-general said Bashir and others “have been charged for inciting and participating in the killing of demonstrators.”

Sudan’s military removed Bashir from power on April 11 after four months of large protests against the president and his iron-fisted rule.

The rights group Physicians for Human Rights has estimated that Sudanese security forces killed more than 60 people during a failed crackdown on the protests. Bashir was transferred to a high-security prison in Khartoum several days after his ouster, according to relatives, and has not been seen in public since.

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0 #1 Kabayekka 2019-05-16 14:07
So why are the great African friends of this leader been attacking the International Criminal Court for its victimization only of African leadership?
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0 #2 Lakwena 2019-05-16 14:08
In other words, when the time comes, Mr. M7 and gen peter Elwelu will also be charged e.g., for killing/massacaring the people of Kasese and 39 Baganda youths in 2009, during the Kayunga protest/riot.
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0 #3 rubangakene 2019-05-16 21:57
We do not want him to seek asylum in Uganda; he will only bring unwarranted attention and insecurity in our beloved country, let him go to some Arab country.
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0 #4 Wainanchi 2019-05-17 13:24
Sudan will cry and ask Bashir to come back like Egypt cried calling back Mubarak.

Egypt got it right and pardoned Mubarak but installed wise and brave general Sisi.

Lybia was not that smart so it is still bleeding and crying after Guadafi.Oopsy Daisy Not so fast Sheriff.
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0 #5 Lakwena 2019-05-18 12:05
Quoting Wainanchi:
Sudan will cry and ask Bashir to come back like Egypt cried calling back Mubarak.

Egypt got it right and pardoned Mubarak but installed wise and brave general Sisi.

Lybia was not that smart so it is still bleeding and crying after Guadafi.Oopsy Daisy Not so fast Sheriff.


But Wainainchi the more your cheer Mr. M7 on; the more likely Uganda will end up like Libya.

E.g. in order to have control over their oil field, the Banyoro will secede.

And in order for the Bacholi to have control over their oil field and vast fertile soil, they will also secede, and Mr. M7 will have nothing to boast over to inherit to his grandchildren
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