A UN expert on Thursday urged Sudanese forces to stop firing live ammunition and tear gas at anti-coup protesters in a crackdown that has killed more than 80 people. This, AfricaNews reports as demonstrations have continued in the northeast African country since army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan led a military takeover on October 25, sparking international condemnation and the suspension of aid. Both the UN and the United States have made similar appeals before, with Washington threatening further “consequences” if violence continues.