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Sudan suspended for no Civilian rule in Country

The African Union's Peace and Security Council has suspended Sudan as there is no civilian rule established in the country.
Sudan suspended for no Civilian rule in Country

Details:

  • The decision was taken at AU's Peace and Security Council meeting in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.
  • This move by AU intensifies global pressure on Sudan's new military leaders to stand down after witnessing worst violence since Bashir's fall.
  • AU said Sudan will be suspended until power was transferred to a civilian-led authority in the country.
  • It also demanded to resolve an entrenched and bloody crisis.
  • The AU's suspension followed the forceful dispersal of the month-long sit-ins.
  • The military action resulted in the death of more than a hundred protesters.

About the African Union(AU):

  • The AU was founded on 26th May 2001 and was launched on 9th July 2002.
  • The AU aims to achieve greater unity, cohesion, and solidarity between the African countries.
  • There are 55 member states in the African Union with its poilitical centres in Addis Ababa and Johannesburg.
  • Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is the Chairman of the African Union.

Question:

Q. The African Union's Peace and Security Council has suspended which country as there is no civilian rule established in the country?
a. Congo
b. Niger
c. Kenya
d. Sudan
Sudan suspended for no Civilian rule in Country Sudan suspended for no Civilian rule in Country Reviewed by Neha on June 11, 2019 Rating: 5

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