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Sudan 'plot' linked to Islamists

By Rosie Collyer

Thirteen people remain under arrest in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, after being detained last Thursday over an alleged plot to overthrow President Omar al-Bashir. Among the suspected plotters is Lieutenant Colonel Salah Abdallah Gosh, an advisor to the president and the former head of the National Security and Intelligence Services. Opposition parties and pro-democracy activists say the arrests were motivated by president Bashir's dislike of Gosh's popularity at home and abroad. RFI spoke to Miriam al-Mahdi the spokesperson of the opposition Umma party.

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