AAI Hosts Congressional Briefing on Sudan

Posted by Ryan J. Suto on August 26, 2019 in Blog
AAI hosted a Congressional briefing titled, "What Can Congress Do to Support Democracy in Sudan?" on August 22, 2019. 
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An Eye on Sudan

The toppling of former Sudanese strongman Omar Al-Bashir in April brought hope that Sudan would see freedom soon under civilian rule. But negotiations between leaders of the popular protests that brought down the government and the military generals who stepped in to fill the power vacuum collapsed back in June, leading to a brutal military crackdown on protesters in the capital, the killing of over 100 demonstrators, and various other atrocities. But the persistence of the Sudanese people in demanding civilian rule forced a new round of negotiations, leading to a preliminary