Sudan: Transitional Military Council repeals laws restricting freedoms

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SUDAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) — The Sudanese Ministry of Information on Sunday confirmed that the Transitional Military Council has issued a decree to repeal laws restricting freedoms.

The ministry has decided to allow the media to operate without restrictions, the ministry said.

On Saturday, the military council met with a delegation of opposition political forces and expressed its adherence to seven demands, most notably a civilian government with full executive powers, a fair trial for all those involved in corruption and bloodshed, restructuring of the regime’s security apparatus, Former National Congress to the people.

The military junta on Thursday (April 11th) severed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and placed him under house arrest, under months of popular protests demanding the overthrow of the 30-year-old regime.

The head of the Transitional Military Council, Abdul Fattah Burhan, announced that a military council will be formed to represent the sovereignty of the state and a civilian government “agreed” by all, during a transitional period of two years maximum.

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