UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres demanded on Tuesday 26th Oct 2021, that Sudan’s prime minister, who was captured in a military coup, be released immediately.
The Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok
must be released immediately,
Guterres urged during an extraordinary at the meeting of the UN Security Council on Sudan’s putsch.
The Soldier’s had detained the Sudan President Hamdok, his ministers also, with some civilian members of Sudan’s ruling council on Monday 25th Oct 2021. Abdalla Hamdok with his ministers, and some civilians of Sudan’s ruling council have been leading the transition to full civilian rule since the overthrow of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in 2019.
Meanwhile, Abdalla Hamdok’s government demanded his immediate release on Tuesday right after the coup, after the country’s army chief stated the civilian leader was staying with him following a coup.
The plea for Hamdok’s release was made in a statement issued by the communications ministry, which called for the “freedom of everyone” arrested with President Abdalla Hamdok.
This post was edited and Updated on 28th Oct 2021