Sudan: Students Protest Against Price Hikes
Hundreds of citizens joined students in protesting against the increase in food and transport prices. Seven people were injured with numerous institutions and service facilities set alight.
Radio Dabanga, 7 August 2012
Citizens of Rehaid Albirdi, South Darfur, carried out a demonstration on Monday against high living costs and rising prices.read more »
Protesting (file photo): Police fired shots and tear gas and used batons to disperse the protesters.
Catholic Information Service for Africa, 3 August 2012
Sudanese security forces must stop shooting protesters with live ammunition, Amnesty International has said after confirming that at least eight demonstrators killed on Tuesday had... read more »
Sudan Tribune, 4 August 2012
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Sudanese authorities must end its crackdown on demonstrators and activistsread more »
The United Nations has urged the government to promptly launch an independent and credible probe into the violence and killings during anti-government protests in South Darfur. Read more »