Sudan protest hub: U.S. wants what protesters want, civilian-led transition

The United States has reiterated its call for the military to hand over power to a civilian-led transition body saying they supported what the Sudanese people wanted.

Its latest statement on the post-Bashir crisis was issued by the Department of State on Thursday – the same day that a massive protest rocked the capital, Khartoum.

In the course of this week, the African Union has given a stern warning to the Transitional Military Council over possible expulsion from the continental bloc.

Ousted president Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a maximum security prison in Khartoum. Two of his brothers have also been detained according to the military as part of efforts to “uproot symbols of the regime.”

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.