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UN's Bachelet calls for swift transition to civilian government in Sudan

Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 03-07-2019 19:08 IST | Created: 03-07-2019 19:06 IST
UN's Bachelet calls for swift transition to civilian government in Sudan
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Sudanese authorities must ensure a swift transition to a civilian government, as desired by large segments of the population and the African Union, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement on Wednesday.

She also called on Sudanese authorities to lift restrictions on the internet and to investigate all allegations of excessive use of force, including reported attacks on hospitals by Sudan's Rapid Support Forces and other security forces.


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