News from Sudan
The number of detainees in South Darfur since the military coup has reached (36), most of whom are from the alliance of The Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC).
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 police used tear gas extensively to break up a sit-in by University of Khartoum's students.
The Sudan 2020 Civic Space Report produced by SUDIA and the Sudan Civic Monitor comes as the first of its kind in Sudan. It presents the state of civic space in the country by examining the status of the four fundamental pillars of civic space - Freedom of Expression and Association, Rights of Association and Assembly, Non-discrimination and Inclusion, and Citizen Participation.
The Free Federation of Bahrain Labors Unions condemned the dismissal of the union leader in the General Federation of Sudanese Labor Unions, Omar Al-Basha, from his job at the Sudanese News Agency (SUNA).