News from Sudan
Following the military coup, on the morning of October 25, authorities arrested dozens of citizens, including journalists, politicians, and activists.
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.