Sudan military ruler sacks prosecutor-general after protesters' demand

Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new chief of the military council in Sudan, attends a session in Khartoum in this picture released on April 16, 2019. He has sacked the country's prosecutor general Omer Ahmed Mohamed. PHOTO | HO | SUDAN NEWS AGENCY | AFP

What you need to know:

  • General Burhan replaced Mohamed with Al-Waleed Sayyed Ahmed as the country's new acting prosecutor-general, the council said.
  • Protest organisers have demanded that the new military council be scrapped as demonstrators keep up calls for a civilian government through a sit-in outside army headquarters.

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