Eastern AfricaRepublic of Sudan/June 12, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/133 views /Sudan Security Council condemns killing of civilians in Sudanshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelJune 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations Security Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks on civilians by the militiamen of the Rapid Support forces nine days ago. A UN Security Council meeting (Photo: UN/Paulo Filgueiras) Despite the important number of victims which has reached over 100 peaceful protesters, China and Russia had blocked a bid at the Security Council by Germany and United Kingdom on 5 June to condemn the killing of civilians on 3 June. ALSO READ UN hails Sudan's decision to allow humanitarian access to Two AreasHowever, after the decision of the African Union’s Peace and Security Council to suspend Sudan’s membership the two countries had to pretext to veto the condemnation of the flagrant violation of human rights. “The Members of the Council strongly condemned the recent violence in the Republic of the Sudan and expressed their regret for the loss of lives and injuries amongst civilians,” reads the statement which was unanimously adopted. The (…) Council encouraged the Secretary-General to continue to support regional and international efforts, in particular, those led by the African Union, to facilitate and agree on a national transitional process for the benefit of the people of Sudan, and without prejudice to future agreements of Sudanese stakeholders and, as stated by the African Union, without external interference,” further stressed the statement. ALSO READ Nipsey Hussle is in Eritrea (Interview)The ruling military council on Monday acknowledged that some of its military elements were involved in the attack on the pro-democracy sit-in, and pledged to release the findings of its investigations. Several texts released on the social media claims that the bloody attack was planned by Islamist in the security apparatus who used the militia of the former ruling National Congress Party. ALSO READ Victims of Sexual Violence in Sudan Deserve JusticeHowever, activists who were at the protest site asserted that the was carried out by the RSF forces from Darfur region. (ST) Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Sudan share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleIt’s Embarrassing To Elect Someone Who Led Thugs To Steal Mace As Deputy Senate President – Ekweremadunext articleDisney Releases Official Trailer For “Frozen 2”Related PostsEastern Africa/June 27, 2019 /No Comment AU, IGAD propose to establish Sudan’s executive bodies and postponing parliamentEastern Africa/June 26, 2019 /No Comment Sudanese professionals hold meetings with regional groupsKiir-Machar meetings are needed for peace in South Sudan, says UNMISS headAfrican Development Bank approves $24.7m for water project in South SudanTMC-formed government in Sudan will not be credible: U.S. officialArman says Sudanese security detained him in refrigerated cellStreet vendor killed, five other missing after attack on Khartoum pro-democracy site: women’s groupSudan’s ruling TMC announces release of prisoners of warEritrea says willing to strengthening relations with SudanWe had understandings not agreements with the opposition, says Sudan’s military Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.