Sudanese PM Hamdok freed from house arrest, his office says

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Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has been freed from the house arrest imposed on him since last month’s military coup, a member of his office told AFP Sunday. Hamdok had been under armed guard since General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan declared on October 25 a state of emergency and ousted the government, a move that upended a two-year transition to civilian rule and sparked international condemnation. “The house arrest of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has been lifted and the forces guarding his house have withdrawn,” the official said. The move came after mediators earlier on Sunday announced …

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