Songs of freedom: The soundtracks of political change in Sudan

The uprising in Sudan has been vocal – and musical. 'Tasqut bas!' – just fall, that’s all – was a commonly used slogan by Sudanese as they revolted against military dictator Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule. The uprising, which began in December 2018, intensified over the following weeks, forcing Al-Bashir to step down on 11 April 2019.

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