August 18, 2019
Taha Usman turns down his sovereign council nomination, saying that he is committed to staying true to the SPA’s promise that it would not take part in the transitional government.
— REEM💫 (@Reemtamim22) August 18, 2019
In response to the nomination of Taha Usman, a member of the SPA, four unions within the SPA condemn the nomination and demand that the organization abide by its previous promises not to take part in the transitional government.
1- Sudanese Journalists Networkhttps://t.co/HboWR7QH0s
2- Sudanese Doctors legitimate Unionhttps://t.co/vWEGhXjpSp
3- Sudan Medical Engineers Committeehttps://t.co/X1D2tjpfBd
4- Sudanese Engineers syndicatehttps://t.co/SknZdJ0k13
— Thalia Alfeel (@AlfeelThalia) August 18, 2019
Revolutionaries protest in front of SPA HQ after FFC sources report that a member of the Baath Party, a member of the Umma Party, and a member of the SPA will be nominated for the sovereign council despite prior promises by the SPA and the FFC that neither the SPA nor any members of political parties would hold positions in the sovereign council.
18 Aug 2019, 11:43 PM
"Organized action" by resistance committee revolutionaries who make a stand to defend the revolution against the secretive, undemocratic functioning of the Sudanese Professionals Association at their headquarters. Protest tires burn. https://t.co/33k0RQS9ad
— ChristineKaratnytsky (@ckaratnytsky) August 18, 2019
The Sudanese Women’s Union protests the FFC’s sovereign council nominees, demanding equal representation in all levels of governance and stating that the FFC failed to consult women while making its list of nominees.
Source: Radio Dabanga