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Sudan protesters demand 'immediate' transfer of power to civilian rule

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Sudan protesters say they will stay o the streets until their demands are met.

A peak protest group in Sudan has called on the country’s military leaders to immediately hand over power to a new civilian government.

Months of protests in Sudan led to the ousting and arrest of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir last week.

Demonstrators have vowed to stay on the streets until there is an immediate transition to civilian rule.

The Sudanese Professionals Association said the military rulers must bring ousted leader Omar al-Bashir to justice.

People chant slogans outside the military headquarters in Sudan
People chant slogans outside the military headquarters in Sudan
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Mr Bashir has been indicted on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur by the International Criminal Court.

He denies the charges.

We still have demands we are waiting to be met 

 

man giving the peace sign in front of protestors
man giving the peace sign in front of pretestors in Sudan
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The acting president of Bashir's National Congress Party, Ahmed Harun, is also wanted by ICC for genocide and crimes against humanity.

 

The group demanded that all properties that belonged to the National Congress Party be confiscated along with the party's bank accounts to be used as evidence for corruption.

Later, the military council said it set up a committee to register the properties of NCP and take control of them.

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