Bashir moved to prison | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, April 18, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, April 18, 2019

Bashir moved to prison

Sudan’s military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said yesterday, as doctors marched through the capital to join a sit-in protest at the army complex. Following the dramatic end to Bashir’s rule of three decades last week, he was moved late Tuesday “to Kober prison in Khartoum”, the source said without revealing his name for security reasons. The detention of Bashir has failed to pacify protesters, who launched anti-government demonstrations in December and have for days been camped out in front of Khartoum’s army headquarters. Journalists held a separate rally, calling for press freedom and holding signs demanding state media be run by “independent, professional journalists”.

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