As residents in El Barsi and Fadul in El Gezira gathered in the street to protest and raise banners reading 'Just fall' and 'The revolution is the choice of the people', the editor of Al-Lawan in South Sudan has fled his country after being warned not to cover protests in the "friendly, neighbouring country" of Sudan. Dozens of journalists inside and outside Khartoum face arrest for "inciting violence" and "spreading fake news".
Sudan Arrests Six Critical Journalists As Protests Continue
CPJ, 28 January 2019
The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Sudanese authorities to release at least six journalists who have been detained in recent days after covering widespread… Read more »
Al-Watan Editor Flees After Gag Order
RFI, 29 January 2019
Michael Christopher, the editor-in-chief of the local Arabic-language newspaper Al-Watan, fled South Sudan after being warned not to cover protests in Sudan, a 'friendly,… Read more »
'Rounding Up More Journalists Won't Help Authorities'
Monitor, 30 January 2019
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Sudanese authorities to release the journalists who were detained after covering the widespread protests calling on… Read more »
Protests Expected As Port Sudan Massacre Remembered
Radio Dabanga, 29 January 2019
The public in the Sudanese states of Sennar and El Gezira, south of Khartoum, staged protests on Monday to demand the step-down of President Omar Al Bashir from power, in the sixth… Read more »
Demonstrators in El Barsi in El Gezira on 28 January, 2019.
The opposition says they are organising new protests to commemorate those killed when police opened fire on demonstrators in 2005, and the recent protests. Read more »
The United States says it supports the right of the people to voice their demands and condemns the use of violence, live amunition and the excessive use of tear gas by the ... Read more »
As protests mount against Al-Bashir's regime in the capital and elsewhere in the country, Sudan is now at the most dangerous moment of its modern history as the goverment is ... Read more »
President Omar al-Bashir is facing the most serious challenge in his three decades in power as day after day, Sudanese are taking to the streets to protest against his rule. Read more »
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