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Sudan seizes newspapers for covering protests

Sudanese security agents seized the entire print-runs of three newspapers on Thursday after they covered food price protests in Khartoum and other towns, their editors said.

Sudan student killed in protests against bread price rise

A student was killed in Sudan on Sunday during protests against soaring bread prices, officials and witnesses said.

Sudan seizes newspapers after bread price rise criticism

Sudanese security agents on Sunday seized all copies of six newspapers after they criticised the government over soaring bread prices that have almost doubled this week, editors said.

Sudan frees editor jailed over president family graft allegations

Sudan on Tuesday freed a newspaper editor, jailed over an article accusing President Omar al-Bashir's family of corruption, after a local journalist union paid off his fine.

Editor who accused Bashir’s family of corruption convicted

A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced a prominent newspaper editor to six months in jail for publishing an article accusing President Omar al-Bashir's family of corruption, the journalist told AFP.

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