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Sudanese Protesters Rally to Condemn June Crackdown

Hundreds of Sudanese have joined protests condemning a deadly crackdown last month, as tensions remain high despite recent progress toward a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council.
The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which has spearheaded months of protests, says security forces fired tear gas to disperse Thursday’s demonstrations in the capital, Khartoum. There were no reports of serious injuries.

The military overthrew long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April, but the protesters remained in the streets, calling for a swift transition to civilian rule. On June 3, security forces dispersed their main sit-in, killing scores of protesters.

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