Al-Bashir Declares Emergency, Dissolves Government

W460

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir declared a nationwide state of emergency on Friday and dissolved the government, in an effort to quell weeks of demonstrations that have rocked his iron-fisted rule of three decades.

"I announce imposing a state of emergency across the country for one year," Bashir said in a televised address to the nation. 

"I announce dissolving the government at the federal level and at the provincial levels," he added.

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Thumb whyaskwhy 23 February 2019, 18:47

Another big Arab leader.....he fits right in turban and all.