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A Sudanese protester stands in front of burning tires and debris in the center Khartoum. A protester flashes the victory sign in front of burning tires and debris near the military’s headquarters, Khartoum, Sudan, June 3, 2019 (AP photo).

What Will the Massacre in Sudan Mean for Its Protest Movement?

Friday, June 7, 2019

Editor’s Note: Every Friday, Andrew Green curates the top news and analysis from and about the African continent.

On Tuesday, the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Sudanese security forces staged their own brutal crackdown on demonstrators in the capital, Khartoum. More than 100 protesters are estimated to have been killed and many of their bodies dumped in the Nile, while paramilitary forces injured and raped hundreds more, according to a Sudanese doctor’s organization. ...

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