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What’s next for Sudan?

President Omar al-Bashir was deposed on 11th April, but protesters are still lining the streets. Is the country heading towards democracy or another autocratic regime?

After months of protests, the Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir was removed from office on 11th April by a military coup. Initially there were celebrations, but weeks later, with no clear plan for the military to hand over power to a civilian government many in the country are starting to worry whether their victory has been lost. So is the country heading towards democracy or another autocratic regime?

Photo: Sudanese protesters wave national flags near the military headquarters, Khartoum, April 2019.
Credit: ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images

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