Sudan's Bashir faces death sentence over his 1989 coup

Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has been summoned to appear before a court over charges of an alleged coup d'état he staged over 30 years ago. The latest charge follows investigations by the state prosecutors office.

Reports say, he is appearing on Tuesday July 21 before a court in Khartoum and he will be tried by a special jury composed of three judges.

He faces the death penalty or life imprisonment for his role in the coup that brought him to power three decades ago when he toppled…

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