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Sudan’s Prime Minister Resigns Amid Continued Unrest

However, the deal was highly criticized by pro-democracy demonstrators, with tens of thousands of Sudanese protesting the deal. Critics said the deal was insufficient and did not do enough do satisfy demands for a civilian-led government.
Sudan's prime minister resigns amid continued unrest
Sudan’s prime minister resigns amid continued unrest

The Hill

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigned on Sunday, less than two months after reaching a deal with the military to be reinstated into power and as clashes between pro-democracy demonstrators and security forces continue in the country. 

Hamdok was ousted in a military coup in October and placed under house arrest. A month later, a deal was brokered for Hamdok to return to power. The October coup disrupted the country’s transition away from authoritarian rule under Omar al-Bashir, who was in power for 30 years before being removed in 2019.

However, the deal was highly criticized by pro-democracy demonstrators, with tens of thousands of Sudanese protesting the deal. Critics said the deal was insufficient and did not do enough do satisfy demands for a civilian-led government.

In a televised statement, Hamdok said he was resigning to give someone else “a chance” at leading Sudan, the BBC reported.

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