Protesters Claim Sudanese Militia Raped Men and Women During Crackdown

Breitbart | 6/10/2019 | Staff
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Eyewitnesses claim Sudan’s notorious Rapid Support Forces (RSF), a paramilitary unit working for the ruling junta, committed sexual assault against both men and women in the course of dispersing a sit-in outside army headquarters in Khartoum.

The bloody crackdown on protesters a week ago claimed over 100 lives but did not bring an end to the demonstrations. Four more people were killed in clashes between demonstrators and military forces on Monday, bringing the death toll since June 3 to 118 according to the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), one of the principal opposition groups. The Sudanese health ministry claims 61 people have been killed.

SPA - Statement - Sunday - Disobedience - Government

The SPA issued a statement on Sunday calling for nationwide “civil disobedience” to continue until “a civilian government announces itself in power on state television.” Opposition leaders credited a general strike with bringing Khartoum to a virtual standstill on Sunday.

The Sudanese opposition said over the weekend that groups of armed men seized several of its leaders after they met with visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was attempting to broker a peaceful resolution to the political...
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