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Muslim Brotherhood exiles from Egypt face uncertain future in Sudan

Egyptians affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood who sought refuge in Sudan following the 2013 crackdown are worried about their fate now that President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted.

A Sudanese military council convened April 11 to discuss overthrowing President Omar al-Bashir, against whom the Sudanese had been protesting since December 2018. Hours after the meeting, Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf announced that Bashir would be ousted and a new military council formed to govern the country for two years, after which power would transition to an elected civilian president.

While the situation seems to be advancing positively for the Sudanese people, Egyptians who had fled to Sudan seem to think otherwise, particularly after the coup against Bashir, who had supported the Muslim Brotherhood members taking refuge there.

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