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Cartoon captures defiant mood of Sudanese people after coup

(CNN)The cartoon shows Sudan's Defense Minister sitting in the chair from which he addressed the nation on state TV to explain the military's takeover of the country. But this time Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf is flanked by intelligence chief Salah Abdallah Gosh and Mohammed Hamdan Dogolo, aka "Hemeti," the head of the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, with Omar Bashir, the dictator ousted in Thursday's coup, peeking over the top of the chair.Khalid Albaih, the Sudanese artist and political cartoonist who drew the image and shared it on Facebook and Twitter, told CNN he wanted to send a message to the military leaders: "Thank you for protecting the people and doing your job. Now let the people do their job."This is a view shared by many in ...
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