Sudanese Resistance Committees Reject UN Calls to Negotiate with Coup Leaders

Pavan Kulkarni Youth in Khartoum protest the coup and stand up to the repression of security forces. Photo: Mohamed Mustafa UN’s calls for negotiation with the coup leaders “is extremely disrespectful” of Sudan’s struggle for democracy, says Resistance Committee spokesperson Dania Atabani “No negotiation, No compromise, No Partnership with the military” remains the main slogan…

As Protests Continue in Sudan, Resistance Committees Release a Key Charter

Pavan Kulkarni On February 28, the Khartoum Coordination of the Resistance Committees proposed the “Charter for the Establishment of the People’s Authority”, setting forth a militant roadmap to democracy The long-awaited “Charter for the Establishment of the People’s Authority” was proposed by the Khartoum Coordination of Resistance Committees (RCs) in Sudan on Monday, February 28….

Conversations on the Sudan Coup

Kribsoo Diallo This interview was originally published on Toward Freedom. It’s part of a 2 of a two-part series on the Sudan coup. The first part can be read here. Certain interviewees chose to use their first name or initials because of security risks. Muzan Alneel, Marxist Political Activist and Blogger​_​_​_ Krisboo Diallo: What is your opinion about the…

Sudan: 76 Pro-Democracy Protesters Killed in Three Months

Pavan Kulkarni Red dye water cannons and tear gas used by Coup forces to disperse the crowds of protesters. Photo: Sudanese Resistance Committee Three more protesters were shot dead and dozens were wounded by the security forces during the country-wide demonstrations against the coup on January 24. Protesters continue to barricade several neighborhoods and main…

Revolutionaries Killed in Sudan

Sara Abbas Following the murder of revolutionaries this week, Sudan’s resistance committees called for civil disobedience and a general strike. Sara Abbas writes about the massacre of revolutionaries on 17 January. We also include the joint statement of the Khartoum State Resistance Committees Coordination. This week has been incredibly painful for Sudan. On Monday seven…

Seven Killed, Over a Hundred Wounded in Anti-Coup Protests in Sudan

Pavan Kulkarni A funeral procession for a protester killed on January 17 was broken up by security forces on January 18. Photo: Mohanad Hamid Mass strike and civil disobedience campaigns are underway in Sudan in rejection of the coup despite violent repression by security forces Seven more pro-democracy protesters were shot dead in Khartoum city by…

Resistance against Military Coup in Sudan Continues

Pavan Kulkarni (Photo: Herculesami/Twitter) Despite increasing violence by the security forces, the US and its regional and Western allies as well as the UN have been calling for a dialogue. However, “No Negotiation, No Compromise, No Power-sharing” remains the slogan on the streets The crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Sudan continued on Saturday, January…

Sudan: Another Step Backward on the Road to Democratic Transition

Prime Minister Hamdok resigned Monday night after failing to quell street protests against the coup plotters or form the agreed government of technocrats. The resignation of Abdullah Hamdok as Sudan’s prime minister, after six weeks of trying to bring the military and civilian opposition together, has plunged the transition into uncertainty and left the country…

Sudan: Masses Pressure Military Regime to Relinquish Power

Abayomi Azikiwe Western-backed regime faces the resignation of interim prime minister amid continuing demonstrations throughout the country Since the October 25 coup by the military in the oil-rich state of Sudan, the democratic movement has held protests almost on a daily basis. Interim Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, a technocrat with extensive ties to international finance…

Sudan: Protesters Vow to Stay on the Streets Despite Crackdown

Pavan Kulkarni Photo: Sudanese Professionals Association At least 235 demonstrators were injured in a crackdown by Sudanese security forces on December 25 when people took to the streets in large numbers. The day marked two months since the military consolidated its power through a coup At least 235 demonstrators were injured in a crackdown by…