Emergency in Sudan

EMERGENCY IN SUDAN

Question: Which country has declared Emergency recently?
(a) Sudan
(b) Libya
(c) South Sudan
(d) Angola
Answer: (a)

  • A year-long state of emergency was declared in Sudan by President Omar al-Bashir on February 22, dissolving his cabinet and local governments throughout the country.
  • He called on Sudan’s parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would allow him to run for another term in a presidential election in 2020.
  • Since December 2018, anti-governments protests is being witnessed in various areas of Sudan, including the capital Khartoum, over the deteriorating economic conditions and price hikes of basic commodities.
  • It is worth to note that Omar al-Bashir was serving as President of the Republic of the Sudan since 1989.

By Achyutanand Pandey

Links:
http://www.newsonair.com/News?title=Sudanese-President-declares-year-long-state-of-emergency&id=360157
https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/sudans-bashir-declares-state-of-emergency-dissolves-government/article26347896.ece
https://www.newsclick.in/emergency-declared-sudan-following-anti-government-demonstration

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