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Internet Is Back On In Sudan

Posted by Mark Hackett on July 9th, 2019

Following the Transitional Military Council's massacre of unarmed protesters in Khartoum on June 3, the junta shut down the internet to prevent evidence of their crimes from reaching the world. Internet is back on, and the images Sudanese are uploading are horrifying. 

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Sudan's Military Council Has Hired A Lobbying Firm

Posted by Mark Hackett on June 28th, 2019

A new U.S. Justice Department document shows that the Transitional Military Council has hired a Canadian lobbying firm. It gets bad and weird really fast. 

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Watch Sudan On June 30

Posted by Mark Hackett on June 27th, 2019

June 30, 2019 marks 30 years of desrructive junta rule in Sudan. Protesters are preparing for their biggest move yet

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Watch Live: House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Sudan Hearing

Posted by OBS Team on June 25th, 2019

On Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00PM ET, the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee for Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations will hold a hearing on Sudan. Tune in live here. 

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Reporting From The Heart Of Sudan's Revolution

Posted by OBS Team on June 24th, 2019

Before the June 3 massacre in Khartoum, a number of international reporters were able to share stories from Sudan in a way that had been impossible only a few months earlier. This is what it was like. 

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