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Media Roundtable: Mass protests against the coup d'état in Sudan

Sudanese protesters flash the V-sign during a mass demonstration in Khartoum  against Sudan's ruling generals.
Sudanese protesters flash the V-sign during a mass demonstration in Khartoum against Sudan's ruling generals.

On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we discuss the latest developments in Sudan. On October 25, ,Sudan’s military seized power in a coup, arrested leading civilian politicians and declared a state of emergency. Since then, 42 people have been killed in mass anti-military protests. Hundreds have been arrested.

Guest:
Isma'il Kushkush, freelance Sudanese American journalist

Web Resources:

RSF: Press freedom under siege after military coup in Sudan

Reuters: Sudan security forces fire tear gas at march against military rule

The NY Times: Ousted in Coup, Sudan’s Prime Minister Returns via Military Deal

Malihe Razazan is the senior producer of KALW's daily call-in program, Your Call.