TelesomDahabshiil
Published On: Sat, Nov 27th, 2021

Khartoum: Sudanese politicians still on hunger strike

Protesters call for mass rallies on Sunday

Araweelo News Network.

Khartoum (ANN)- In Sudan, uprisings have erupted over the coup and the imprisonment of politicians, with three politicians protesting their imprisonment after their political rights and fundamental rights were violated.

The politicians were arrested when the military overthrew them in a coup on October 25, according to a statement from the opposition coalition.

Several leading figures in Sudanese politics have been detained since last month’s coup, who have begun fasting, protesting their continued detention.

Meanwhile the Several Sudanese political figures arrested since a coup last month have started a hunger strike in protest at their continued detention.

Those who have gone on hunger strike include deposed minister of cabinet affairs Khalid Omer Yousif, senior Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) official Sharif Mohamed Osman, and a third prominent political figure Jafar Hassan, the SCP said in a statement on Friday.

“The step of the strike comes because of their continuous arbitrary detention since the October 25 coup and the deprivation of their basic human rights,” the statements by the coalition they are part of said.

Meanwhile five political figures including former trade minister Madani Abbas Madani and well known activist Mohamed Nagi al Assam have been released, Madani told Reuters.

Another four prominent political figures including SCP leader Omer Eldigair and SPLM-N rebel group deputy head and former Hamdok advisor Yasir Arman were released on Monday.

But since an army take over on October 25 halted a power sharing deal between the military and civilians from the Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC) alliance, and a number of ministers and top civilian officials were detained.

Some civilians have been released since the military reached an agreement with Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on November 21, released from house arrest and repatriated. The agreement stipulates the release of all political prisoners. But the prisoners were not released.

The Protests calling for the military to exit politics and be held to account for the deaths of civilian protesters have continued since the announcement of the deal between military leaders and Hamdok. A call has been issued for more mass rallies on Sunday.

Published by Araweelo News Network.

Please share with your friends the news and information provided by the networks Araweelo News Network.

Follow us Twitter@Araweelonews

Facebook@AraweeloNews

instagram@araweelonews

By Arraale M Jama Freelance Journalist and Human Rights activist.

Araweelo News Network.

info@araweelonews.com

About the Author

- #Arraale Mohamoud Jama is a freelance and investigative journalist, writer and human rights activist with more than 20 years of experience. He writes about a range of topics related to social issues such as human rights, politics and security. Other topics in which Mr. Arraale is interested include democracy and good governance. Mr. Arraale has written extensively on regional and international events, and has worked with Somaliland newspapers and Human rights organizations. In 2008, he established #Araweelo #News #website# Network, which he currently manages. For further information, please contact: Info@araweelonews.com or jaamac132@gmail.com Send an SMS or MMS to + 252 63 442 5380 whatsapp.com/ + 252 63 442 5380 /https://twitter.com/Araweelonews/https://www.facebook.com/Araweelonews/

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Smiley face<Smiley face noradin-schools---alikhwa