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Sudan: Forces of Freedom and Change call an end to civil disobedience

• Middle East Monitor

The Forces of Freedom and Change leading the protests in Sudan have announced the cessation of civil disobedience as of 3:30 pm Tuesday. A well-informed source said this move came in response to the Ethiopian mediation's request, according to Russia Today (RT) Over the course of three days, the Sudanese opposition has carried out a general strike and civilian disobedience throughout the country, including vital and important sectors, with wide participation of civilians. The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, added that "the Ethiopian mediation confirmed the Military Council's acceptance of conditions of the Forces of Freedom and Change to resume negotiations," pointing to a close release of leaders of these forces, namely Mohammed Ismat and Adel Mufti. The Forces of Freedom and Change agreed to appoint Abdallah Hamdok as Prime Minister.