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End of 30 years of rule in Sudan, Emergency applies

End of 30 years of rule in Sudan, Emergency applies

According to Sudan's defense minister, the army has arrested President Omar al-Bashir. In his message on the official TV, the Defense Minister said that an emergency is being imposed in the country for the next three months.

President of Omar al-Bashir in the African country Sudan, the 30-year long rule ended on April 11, 2019. Senna forced President Omar al-Bashir to resign after 30 years of rule.

According to Sudan's Defense Minister Ahmad Awad Ibn Off, the army has arrested President Omar al-Bashir. In his message on the official TV, the Defense Minister said that an emergency is being imposed in the country for the next three months.

Main Point:

  • Execution continued for several months against Bashir, who has been handling the power of Sudan since 1989.
  • The exhibition began in December after the Sudan government made three times the price of bread. People in Sudan are battling inflation.
  • Meanwhile, the main group, which organized the demonstrations, has called for continued performance on April 11, 2019 despite the coup.
  • Omar al-Bashir is accused of carrying out massacre of citizens. They are accused of organizing war crimes and human rights violations in Darfur, the western suburbs of Sudan.
  • There is a case against them in the international court too. Under his leadership Sudan's economy, which has struggled for years, has also become dismal.
  • Defense Minister Awad Mohammad Ahmad ibn Auf said that the army will restore power to the demolished system in the country after assuming office for two years. After this, the presidential election will be held. Until the election, the military council will take over the power of the country.

Sudan

Sudan, officially the Republic of Sudan, is a country located in North East Africa. It is the largest country in Africa and the Arab world, apart from this, it is the world's tenth largest country in terms of area. Its capital is Khartoum. Sudan is among the few countries in the world, where even today 3000 BC settlements are defending their existence. The entire Sudanese economy, full of petroleum and crude oil as a natural resource, is currently one of the world's fastest growing economies. People's Republic of China and Russia are Sudan's biggest business partners.

Who is Omar al-Bashir?

Omar al-Bashir was born on 1 January 1944 in Sudan. He is a Sudanese politician who was presently serving as the seventh President of Sudan and was head of the National Congress Party. Bashir's rule has been known for dictatorship.

He is among the longest leaders in Africa to be President. Omar al-Bashir, a former army officer, was in power in 1989 after the army's coup. Sudan captured a fierce civil war during his reign. Civil war ended in the year 2005 in South Sudan.

But another civil war broke out in Darfur, western part of the country. Omar al-Bashir is accused of war crimes Bashir won the election of 2010 and the year 2015 despite the arrest warrant issued by the International Court. Omar al-Bashir's arrest warrant was banned on international trips.

Q.1 Who was the long time president of Sudan?
A. John Garang
B. Hassan Al-Turabhi
C. Omar Al-Bashir
D. Gaafar Nimeiry
Answer...
Ans: Omar Al-Bashir

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