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Sudan protesters demand civilian rule

Sudanese demonstrators try to beat a man who they think is a government agent, as soldiers try to take him out of the crowd in Khartoum, Sudan April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators try to beat a man who they think is a government agent, as soldiers try to take him out of the crowd in Khartoum, Sudan April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators try to beat a man who they think is a government agent, as soldiers try to take him out of the crowd in Khartoum, Sudan April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Members of a traditional Sudanese band perform during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Members of a traditional Sudanese band perform during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Members of a traditional Sudanese band perform during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
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Sudanese boys pose for a photo with Sudanese military personnel, positioned near a bridge gate, during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Sudanese boys pose for a photo with Sudanese military personnel, positioned near a bridge gate, during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Sudanese boys pose for a photo with Sudanese military personnel, positioned near a bridge gate, during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
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Members of a Sudanese family flash the victory sign as they walk on a railway bridge during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Members of a Sudanese family flash the victory sign as they walk on a railway bridge during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Members of a Sudanese family flash the victory sign as they walk on a railway bridge during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
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Sudanese demonstrators protest as they stand on a railway bridge near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators protest as they stand on a railway bridge near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators protest as they stand on a railway bridge near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Sudanese demonstrators pray outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 16. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators pray outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 16. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators pray outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 16. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Sudanese demonstrators sit on top of a billboard in Khartoum, April 16. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators sit on top of a billboard in Khartoum, April 16. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators sit on top of a billboard in Khartoum, April 16. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Sudanese demonstrators search newcomers as they wait beside makeshift barricades in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators search newcomers as they wait beside makeshift barricades in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators search newcomers as they wait beside makeshift barricades in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Sudanese demonstrators protest as they stand on a railway bridge in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators protest as they stand on a railway bridge in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators protest as they stand on a railway bridge in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Sudanese demonstrators protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Sudanese demonstrators protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 15. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A Sudanese demonstrator gestures while riding atop a military truck as he protests against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer

A Sudanese demonstrator gestures while riding atop a military truck as he protests against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April...more

A Sudanese demonstrator gestures while riding atop a military truck as he protests against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sudanese military and demonstrators attending a sit-in block a train from passing through, during a protest outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14.   REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese military and demonstrators attending a sit-in block a train from passing through, during a protest outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese military and demonstrators attending a sit-in block a train from passing through, during a protest outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Sudanese demonstrator gestures as he attends a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14.  
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A Sudanese demonstrator gestures as he attends a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Stringer

A Sudanese demonstrator gestures as he attends a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Sudanese military officer and a demonstrator celebrate after Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, as protesters demanded quicker political change, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 13. REUTERS/Stringer

A Sudanese military officer and a demonstrator celebrate after Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, as protesters demanded quicker political change, near the Defense Ministry in...more

A Sudanese military officer and a demonstrator celebrate after Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, as protesters demanded quicker political change, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 13. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Sudanese military truck passes through demonstrators attending a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Stringer

A Sudanese military truck passes through demonstrators attending a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Stringer

A Sudanese military truck passes through demonstrators attending a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sudanese demonstrators attending a sit-in protest, stand on a train as they block it from passing through, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14.   REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese demonstrators attending a sit-in protest, stand on a train as they block it from passing through, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese demonstrators attending a sit-in protest, stand on a train as they block it from passing through, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Sudanese demonstrator paints a mural in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A Sudanese demonstrator paints a mural in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A Sudanese demonstrator paints a mural in Khartoum, April 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Sudanese military officers and a demonstrator pose for a photograph in celebration after Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, as protesters demanded quicker political change, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 13.  
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Sudanese military officers and a demonstrator pose for a photograph in celebration after Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, as protesters demanded quicker political change, near...more

Sudanese military officers and a demonstrator pose for a photograph in celebration after Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, as protesters demanded quicker political change, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 13. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sudanese demonstrators attend Friday prayers as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese demonstrators attend Friday prayers as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese demonstrators attend Friday prayers as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sudanese military officers and demonstrators ride atop a military tanker as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12.   REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese military officers and demonstrators ride atop a military tanker as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum,...more

Sudanese military officers and demonstrators ride atop a military tanker as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sudanese demonstrators ride atop a military truck as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese demonstrators ride atop a military truck as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12....more

Sudanese demonstrators ride atop a military truck as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sudanese demonstrators pose for a photograph as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, ahead of the Friday prayers near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 12.   REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese demonstrators pose for a photograph as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, ahead of the Friday prayers near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum,...more

Sudanese demonstrators pose for a photograph as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, ahead of the Friday prayers near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sudanese demonstrators gather as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, ahead of the Friday prayers near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 12.   REUTERS/Stringer

Sudanese demonstrators gather as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, ahead of the Friday prayers near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. ...more

Sudanese demonstrators gather as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, ahead of the Friday prayers near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Sudanese demonstrator flashes a two-finger salute as he arrives to protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer

A Sudanese demonstrator flashes a two-finger salute as he arrives to protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12....more

A Sudanese demonstrator flashes a two-finger salute as he arrives to protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 12. REUTERS/Stringer
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A military officer is carried by the crowd as demonstrators chant slogans and carry their national flags, after Sudan's Defense Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf said that President Omar al-Bashir had been detained "in a safe place" and that a military council would run the country for a two-year transitional period, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 11.   REUTERS/Stringer

A military officer is carried by the crowd as demonstrators chant slogans and carry their national flags, after Sudan's Defense Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf said that President Omar al-Bashir had been detained "in a safe place" and that a...more

A military officer is carried by the crowd as demonstrators chant slogans and carry their national flags, after Sudan's Defense Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf said that President Omar al-Bashir had been detained "in a safe place" and that a military council would run the country for a two-year transitional period, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 11. REUTERS/Stringer
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