Monday, October 25, 2021
Sudan's military dissolves the country's transitional government
Sudan's military dissolves the country’s transitional government and declares a state of emergency
Army leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announced a state of emergency in Sudan hours after Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was placed under house arrest along with other senior government officials, according to local media. The arrests come after a failed coup attempt in September and weeks of rising tensions between Sudan’s civilian and military leaders, the AP reported. Protesters took to the streets in Khartoum, with reports of gunfire and injuries.
(video via AFP)
Three people were killed after Sudan's military seizes power in a coup
By Khalid Abdela
KHARTOUM, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Sudan's military seized power from a transitional government on Monday, and soldiers killed at least three people and wounded 80 as street protests broke out against the coup.
The leader of the takeover, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, dissolved the military-civilian Sovereign Council that had been set up to guide the country to democracy following the overthrow of long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir in a popular uprising two years ago.
Additional story at: https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/military-forces-arrest-senior-civilian-figures-sudan-al-hadath-tv-2021-10-25/
Recorded video of SRTC/Sudan Radio, 25 October 2021
7205 kHz with Arabic programming. Speech with several references to Sudan
Shortwave Central YouTube link at: https://youtu.be/6IXhRM5ucQk
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