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Sudan opposition members 'deported' on 2nd day of general strike

• Al-Jazeera

Deputy head of Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North rebel group says he and colleagues were forcibly sent to Juba. An opposition leader in Sudan says the country's ruling military has forcibly removed him and two of his colleagues to neighbouring South Sudan, as protesters continued for a second day a nationwide civil disobedience campaign in the wake of a bloody raid on a protest sit-in. The three deported men 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 in the wake of mass protests demanding his resignation. Yassir Arman, the most prominent of the three men and the deputy head of the SPLM-N, was detained on Wednesday after returning from exile following al-Bashir's removal. The two others, SPLM-N Secretary-General Ismail Jallab and spokesman Mubarak Ardol, were arrested after meeting v

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