Sudan opposition members ‘deported’ on 2nd day of general strike

Deputy Head of Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North rebel group says he and colleagues were forcibly sent to Juba.

Sudanese protesters set up a barricade on a street in Khartoum, demanding that the country’s Transitional Military Council hand over power to civilians [Reuters]
(Aljazeera News) – An opposition leader in Sudan says the country’s ruling military has forcibly removed him and two of his colleagues to neighbouring South Sudan, as protesters continued for a second day a nationwide civil disobedience campaign in the wake of a bloody raid on a protest sit-in.

The three deported men are part of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), one of the country’s main rebel groups and part of an alliance pushing for a handover to civilian rule after the military deposed President Omar al-Bashir in April in the wake of mass protests demanding his resignation.

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