Omar al-Bashir

People stage a sit-in demanding a return to civilian rule and to protest the nine people who were killed in anti-military demonstrations last month, in Khartoum, Sudan, Monday, July 4, 2022.

Sudanese protesters demand a ‘purely civilian transitional government’ activist says


This week, coup leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said he would support a full transition back to civilian rule in Sudan. But the offer was promptly rejected by the political opposition. “We do not trust, nor do we believe the military,” Sudanese activist Daliah Abdel-Moneim told The World’s Marco Werman. 

People chant slogans during a protest in Khartoum, Sudan, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021.

‘Millions March’ protests planned across Sudan as military doubles down on power grab

People protest in Khartoum, Sudan, after a military coup earlier this week, Oct. 29, 2021.

Amid plans of mass protests, Sudan’s military suggests ousted prime minister can return to power

Conflict & Justice
A pro-democracy protester wearing a turquoise blue scarf flashes the victory sign as thousands take to the streets to condemn a takeover by military officials, in Khartoum, Sudan, Oct. 25, 2021.

Sudanese protester to military: ‘Our numbers are too big to be ignored’

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters take to the streets to condemn a takeover by military officials in Khartoum, Sudan, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

Protests erupt across Sudan against military coup

Two rows of wooden pews are shown with several people standing while a priest is at the front of the church.

Two years after revolution, Christians in Sudan evaluate gains

Sacred Nation

Sudan’s new government is working to provide protections for religious minorities. Sudanese Christians are trying to figure out what it means for them. 

Protesters clap and cheer on the streets under a hot sun and blue sky, with one woman wearing sunglasses and head covering

Sudanese celebrate planned removal from US terror list

Foreign policy

The announcement comes after months of behind-the-scenes negotiations between the US and Sudan.

Doreen Oport, who was injured in the attack on the US Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya in 1998, stands outside the US Supreme Court after oral arguments in Washington, Feb. 24, 2020.

The State Dept. is nearing a deal over 1998 terrorism victims. But can Sudan pay it?

The deal, if passed by Congress, could put the country one step closer to removing the State Sponsors of Terrorism designation, which Sudanese officials see as a key obstacle in emerging from decades of economic isolation.

Sudanese protesters gesture and chant slogans at a barricade along a street, demanding that the country's Transitional Military Council hand over power to civilians, in Khartoum, Sudan June 5, 2019

A return to civil war could be brewing in Sudan


Sudan is in crisis. The crackdown on its pro-democracy movement has been brutal, but there may be worse to come, including civil war and a flood of asylum-seekers.

young men stand near burning tire in Sudan

Dozens dead in Sudan after military, protesters clash


Monday raids against a Sudanese protest camp marked the worst outbreak of violence in the country since the army ousted President Omar al-Bashir in April. Reporter Jason Patinkin speaks with The World about the impact on the Sudanese capital.