News from Sudan
At the 32nd special session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights implications of the ongoing situation in the Sudan, the Council adopted Resolution A/HRC/S-32/L.1 in which it condemned in the strongest possible terms the military takeover on 25 October 2021 by the Sudanese military against the Transitional Government and called for the immediate restoration of the civilian-led Transitional Government.
In a televised broadcast, General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman al-Burhan announced that he was dissolving the Transitional Sovereign Council along with the country's civilian council of ministers, and declaring a nationwide state of emergency.
The correspondent of Al-Jazeera in Khartoum was beaten and kicked while covering the sit-in next to the Republican Presidential Palace, which was organized by the for Freedom and Change Forces (the National Charter Group).
Reuters reported that Facebook has shut down two large networks targeting users in Sudan for being linked to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and being populated with people who were allegedly flagged as supporters of Bashir agitating for a military takeover.
The National Radio and Television Corporation issued a clarification statement in response to an article by the editor-in-chief of the Armed Forces newspaper, which contained accusations and incitement on television, accusing the NRTC of insulting the army, police forces and the intelligence service.