“The news of President Omar al-Bashir’s resignation after months of protests demonstrates that governments must be responsive to their citizens' demands for inclusive governance, respect of human rights and the basic right of their citizens to peacefully express their civil liberties. I support the Sudanese people’s consistent and peaceful demands for a citizen-led transition to democracy.
Transcript of her remarks:
HONORING THE LEGACY OF ERMIAS JOSEPH ASGHEDOM,
KNOWN ALSO AS NIPSEY HUSSLE,
AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO SOUTH LOS ANGELES
“I am very concerned that Libya is now on the brink of an all-out civil war. I am concerned for the people who are being displaced because of this violence and also echo the UN’s concerns for migrants and asylum seekers in detention around the country. I urge Libyan factions to end the fighting, which has endangered the lives of many civilians, and to return to negotiations."
“I again call on the government of Sudan to refrain from all violence and to respect citizen’s rights to freedom of assembly and expression. The United States supports the Sudanese people’s desire for democratic, representative governance and the freedom to exercise their civil liberties.
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