Sudan PM Calls for Halt to Post-Coup Firings and Hirings


Sudan's newly reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has ordered a halt to the firing of civil servants and a review of all appointments made after his detention in last month's coup. 

Twelve out of 17 ministers from Sudan's bloc calling for a purely civilian government resigned on Monday, rejecting Hamdok's strategy of engaging with the military.

Despite the agreement that led to the release of a handful of politicians, dozens of others remain in detention. Protest organizers have accused Hamdok of "treason" and have promised to maintain pressure on the military-civilian authority overseeing Sudan's transition. 

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