Sudanese protesters set up a barricade on a street in Khartoum, demanding that the country’s Transitional Military Council hand over power to civilians [Reuters]

Sudan‘s ruling military has deported three members of a rebel group arrested last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, the group said on Monday.

The three are part of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), one of the country’s main rebel groups and part of an alliance pushing for a handover to civilian rule after the military deposed President Omar al-Bashir in April.

Yassir Arman, the most prominent of the three men and the deputy head of the SPLM-N, was detained last Wednesday after returning from exile following Bashir’s removal.

The two others, SPLM-N secretary-general

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