Overturned Sudanese leader Bashir opened 8 murder cases for 'killing demonstrators'


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A group of lawyers in Sudan filed a lawsuit against former President Omar al-Bashir on charges of urt killing demonstrators da in protests that ended his 30-year rule.

In addition to Bashir, the case also includes security officials, leaders of the former ruling National Congress and names close to the deposed president.

"We have opened 8 murder cases against Bashir and former ruling party leaders who provoked protesters," said Vail Ali Said, Secretary General of the Democratic Front of Sudanese Lawyers. used.

The demonstrations that started in Sudan on December 19, 2018 due to the cost of living turned into anti-regime across the country.

On April 17, Bashir was transferred from the State Guesthouse, where he was under house arrest, to the Kuber Prison in the capital Khartoum.

Former Sudanese President Bashir is expected to appear before the judge on charges of "blowing the legitimate government and causing the death of protesters" in 1989, as well as the ongoing corruption case.

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