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Over 35 people killed in Sudan’s protest site: CCSD

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June 3, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s militia crackdown on the sit-inners at the protest site outside the army headquarters killed at least 35 people, according to The Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD).

bodies of some people killed by the RSF militiamen on the sit-in area at a hospital in Khartoum on 3 June 2019 (ST photo)The attack on the protesters had been expected by Sudanese Professionals Association which spearheads the demonstration for more than six months against the regime of former President Omer al-Bashir.

"The number of martyrs of the army headquarters massacre committed by the Transitional Military Council today rose to more than 35," reads a statement released by the CCSD on Monday evening.

The medical group, which is part of the opposition SPA, added that it was difficult to get the exact actual number of victims because Rapid Support Forces (RSF) militiamen and police forces surrounded the hospitals where the wounded are treated.

"There are also a large number of martyrs who were taken by the RSF and thrown in the Nile, according to the testimonies of doctors and injured," said the statement.

The Sudanese authorities didn’t issue a statement about the number of the victims.

Amnesty International Monday called on the international community to consider all forms of peaceful pressure, including targeted sanctions, on members of the Sudanese transitional council responsible for the violent attack on sleeping protestors.

The organization, also, called for an immediate end to the violent attacks by the Rapid Support Forces and other security forces against protestors and for those responsible for the brutal attacks to be held accountable.

(ST)

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  • 4 June 01:10, by The Rhino

    BREAKING NEWS...extraterrestrial!!!

    Al Burhan,head of Sudan’s Transitional military council was on 27th of Mai in Juba,South Sudan.He was then advised by Kiir the Dinkaman to "go hard on these sit-inners"...show authority, said the jienge!-Burhan nodded and smiled.This foreign media is very dangerous,jienge continues...especially those you expect to respect their leaders???eeeh?What???.........

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    • 4 June 01:28, by The Rhino

      ...

      Next thing we know was,the military council abruptly decided to shut down Al Jazeera news outlet.Next,a heavy crack down on demonstrators and many deaths in the street of Khartoum.Kiir has undoubtedly adopted Museveni’s styles of intimidations and oppressions.Something interesting is going on here between jienges and clone arabs...to be continued...!!!

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      • 4 June 12:27, by jubaone

        Rhino,
        Again, peaceful demonstrations are for civilized nations, Sudan is still reeling at the verge of savagery and any demonstrations is just stupid. But our jellaba friends have no bushes to carry out protracted guerilla warfare. The kiirminal wants war in SS, we go for it. It is either them or us, there´s no middle ground.

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        • 4 June 12:31, by jubaone

          Rhino,
          Hemitti is cmdr of the Rapid Support Forces known to crack on Darfuri rebels. Hemitti was just an ordinary jellaba retailing on cheap clothes purchased from Libya and sold in W. Sudan. Once robbed by Darfuri rebels he swore to fight them. He recruited his brigands, freebooters, gangsters and were armed by Bashir. The rest is terror, rape, killing in Darfur.

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          • 5 June 02:40, by The Rhino

            Jubaone,

            True,those forces are the ones who once terrorized Darfuries,no doubt.Things will get very dirty though.Our Eastern Rock is putting out some interesting observations too.The bottom line is, we love our bushes!

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  • 4 June 16:17, by Redeemer

    The Rhino
    South Sudan has no experience to sell to Sudan on how to handle such protests for your information. You are suffering from the disease called Kiirmafia

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    • 5 June 02:29, by The Rhino

      Redeemer,

      Have you forgotten all the massacres in South Sudan,..e.g.Juba and many other towns/villages in the country, under overall command of Kiir?If so, then you must either be a pathetic nyagat,who himself is suffering from total amnesia,shock conditions,etc or you are one of those confused fucking jienges.Check up some references and flash up your weak mind, idiot!

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  • 4 June 18:07, by Eastern

    Folks,

    Remember you are dealing with Janjaweed, an obstinate lot. It’s gonna be BLOODY before sanity reigns in.....

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  • 7 June 09:10, by Anthony

    This is not surprising. This is sudan after all the third most corrupt country in africa. Shithole fake arab country. I hope they suffer more.

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