July 16, 2024

After the Coup in Sudan: Key (Short-Term) Indicators

On Monday morning, the Sudanese military seized power from the transitional government led by Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok, which had been in place since the Sudanese people overthrew long-time dictator Omar al Bashir in 2019.

Speaking on state television, military leader Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, declared a state of emergency. He announced the dissolution of the transitional government and of the civilian-military power-sharing Sovereignty Council that was supposed to see the country through to democratic elections. The coup puts Sudan’s democratic transition in jeopardy, with ramifications that extend throughout the region and the world. Continue to read here.


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