Nov 28, 2021

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Sudan releases four political detainees

The Sudanese authorities released four political prisoners on Sunday evening after Abdullah Hamdok also assumed the post of Prime Minister.

The authorities released the chairman of the Sudanese Congress Party, Omar Al-Digir, the deputy head of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement Northern Sector, Hamdok’s former advisor Yasser Arman, the leader of the Sudanese Baath party Ali Al-Sanhoury and Al-Sydeeq Sadiq al-Mahdi from the Umma party.

The four were born after the army seized power in the Sudan arrested on October 25, 2021. International, regional and Arab bodies welcomed the political agreement in Sudan that led to the return of Abdallah Hamdok as prime minister in a “civilian-led transitional government” that would allow the release of all political Prisoner calls.

A joint declaration by the Troika states, USA, Great Britain and Norway, together with the European Union, Switzerland and Canada be greeted the “and they are waiting for elections.

” We are pleased to renew our commitment to the Constitutional Declaration of 2019 as the basis for the transition to democracy, “it said on Sunday evening on the Twitter account Statement by the US Embassy in Khartoum stated.

The statement said: “We welcome Hamdok’s release from house arrest, but call for the immediate release of all other political prisoners, not just in Khartoum but across the country . These are all crucial first steps to restore transition, constitutional order and the rule of law in Sudan. “

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, for his part, welcomed reports that talks in Khartoum on the release of all detainees are returning from Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok to his post and the lifting of the state of emergency.

Blinken urged all parties to hold further talks and redouble their efforts to complete the most important transitional tasks towards a civil democratic leadership in the establishment Sudan.

Blinken also renewed its call to the security forces to refrain from using excessive force against peaceful demonstrators.

The International Mission in Sudan also responded to the news and welcomed the agreement and called for it Transition partners to address the outstanding issues urgently to encompass the political transition Finally.

The Mission also issued a statement in which it stressed the need to protect the constants’ system of civil liberties for political action, freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, following the political agreement between Hamdok and a meeting of the African Union to lift the suspension of Sudan’s membership, called Al-Burhan.

The President of the African Union, Moussa Faki, also welcomed the Sudanese Step towards a return to constitutional legitimacy and called on the Sudanese parties for national reconciliation.

The African Union urged the international community to renew their solidarity with Sudan in order to promote peace and democratic readiness for elections. < / p>

The General Secretary of the Arab League, Ahmed Abou El Gheit, once again welcomed the political agreement between Hamdok and Al-Burhan, b emphasized that this was the result of great Sudanese efforts with Arab and international support.

In Cairo, Egypt praised “the wisdom and responsibility that the Sudanese parties have shown in reaching consensus on the success of the Transitional period in a way that serves the highest interests of Sudan. “

Egyptex expressed their hope that the agreement represents a step towards sustainable stability in Sudan and opens up prospects for development and prosperity for the Sudanese people would.

In Riyadh, the Saudi Foreign Ministry welcomed the agreement reached by the parties in the transition phase in Sudan on the tasks of the next phase, the restoration of the transitional institutions, the achievement of timely elections, the formation of a government with competencies to advance the transition process and contribute to realizing the aspirations of the fraternal Sudanese people.

The army took Hamdok on Sunday as part of a political and promised to release political prisoners after weeks of unrest after the army seized power.

The agreement that Hamdok had with Army Commander Abdel Fattah Al-Burha. Signed n indicates that he will lead a civilian technocratic government during the transition period.

The army placed Hamdok under house arrest when it came to power on October 25, preventing Sudan from transitioning to civilian rule.