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How fake news from Sudans regime backfired Omar alBashirs regime

How fake news from Sudans regime backfired Omar alBashirs regime

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Detainees from Darfur seated next to weapons and bullets

Sudanese men chant slogans as a soldier imitates President Omar al-Bashir waving his trademark

Salah Abdallah Mohammed Salih, widely known as Salah Gosh, giving a press conference

How the protests grew

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Sudan's former minister of state for information Mamoun Hassan makes an announcement during a press conference

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Sudanese protesters salute a military armoured vehicle as they gather during a demonstration in front of

Awad Ibn Auf makes an announcement in Sudan in this still image taken from video on

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Sudanese protesters deploy their national flag as they protest outside the army headquarters in Khartoum

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Sudanese protestors wave flags and flash victory signs as they continue to protest outside the army

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Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir at a meeting in Khartoum, April 2019

Protesters greeting the Sudanese Army

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir poses for a group photo with members of his new

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L-R: Ousted President's Abdallaziz Bouteflika (Algeria) and Omar al-Bashir ( Sudan)

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Sudanese protesters shout slogans against President Omar al-Bashir as they demonstrate outside the closed Sudanese embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on January 13, ...

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... Shamseddin had been declared dead in June 2008 but was recently discovered in a cell where he had been detained by ousted president Omar al-Bashir.

Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir attends the opening session of the 25th African Union Summit in South Africa. AFP PHOTO/MUJAHID SAFODIEN

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A supporter holds a banner picturing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a rally near the

An extract from the documents details a plan to spread disinformation.

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One letter expressed concern that the plan had not been implemented.

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... #Sudan_Revolts #Sudan_UpRising https://www.dabangasudan.org/en/all-news /article/sudan-authorities-seize-al-bashir-cash-stash …pic.twitter.com/oPID9FZNhI

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6–11 April[edit]

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... A protest rally demanding Sudanese President Omar Bashir step down in Khartoum, Sudan April 10

... regime' #SudanNews #SudanUprising https://www.dabangasudan.org/en/all- news/article/sudan-opposition-head-al-bashir-s-speech-proof-of-a-failing- regime … ...

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

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Nigeria's widest circulating newspaper

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Uganda's President, Museveni (in hat) drives Omar al-Bashir during the latter's visit to Museveni's Kisozi farm in 2017.

"For most people in Sudan, Omar al-Bashir is the only leader they have ever known, his 30-year rule defined by brutal oppression and astounding political ...

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Fact checks couldn't contain the virality of that altered Pelosi video. But that doesn't mean we should give up on them.

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