New BLOG post| Counter-Revolution in Sudan | MEDirections

With talks between the transitional military council and the forces of freedom and change deadlocked, the increasingly aggressive and ominous rhetoric of deputy head Hemedti climaxed yesterday morning after the Rapid Support Forces violently dispersed the sit-in in front of military headquarters in Khartoum. Hemedti has continuously warned protestors of a clamp down on dissent by the RSF if the situation were to deteriorate. After sporadically attempting to disperse the sit-in in recent weeks, the RSF launched a full-scale ground assault on all protestors across Khartoum, beating indiscriminately, removing any barricades erected by protestors, and shooting live ammunition at civilians. This is not coincidental.  […]

Author: MEDirections

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