Sudan’s military leaders accused of ordering massacre

BBC investigation includes testimony from soldiers who attacked peaceful protesters The massacre of peaceful protesters in Sudan last month was ordered by the countrys top military rulers, according to n investigation by BBC Africa Eye. The documentary Sudans Livestream Massacre, which analysed more than 300 videos shot on protesters mobiles on the morning of the attack, also included testimony from soldiers who admitted taking part in the break-up of the since April, before it was violently dispersed. Having prompted the downfall and arrest of al-Bashir, the demonstrators have continued. They demanded a civilian government, the removal of violent militia from cities, aid for those attacked in raids and the release of political prisoners. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan is officially the head …

Thirty years on, the Tiananmen Square image that shocked the world

Photographer Jeff Widener explains how a series of mishaps meant it was almost the picture that got away A solitary figure in a white shirt and black trousers clutches a bag and stands in front of a column of halted tanks, a cluster of street lights floating to one side like balloons. The mans shoulders are rounded, Time magazines 100 most influential of all time that has become the most famous. Every Tank Man photo has a different flavour. I think I was lucky I was using such a fine-grained film. It allowed it to be blown up larger. I think mine also has a more Gandhi feel. He looks more vulnerable: a common man asking a question, like: why …