Fruit vendor and resident of Bahari, a northern suburb of Sudanese capital, died in hospital after choking on tear gas fired at protesters in Sudan.
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Sudan’s security forces arrested more than a dozen academics who joined a protest outside Khartoum University in the Sudanese capital.
HRW released a video on February 11, 2019, that shows government forces’ extreme violence and shocking abuses against protesters.
Sudan’s doctors says the government crackdown on protests has left at least 57 dead, including three who died of torture, since they began in mid-December.
Sudan says it will release all the journalists it detained for covering protests in recent weeks calling for the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir.
Sudan’s crackdown on anti-government protesters could jeopardize efforts to normalize relations with the United States, some key U.S. observers say.
Sudanese security forces used tear gas on hundreds of lawyers pushing for the release of activists detained during recent anti-government protests.
Young people caught up in recent turmoil had “reasonable ambition” the second apparently conciliatory gesture in three days from a senior government figure.
Salah Abdalla “Gosh,” director of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service, announced the release this week of 186 so-called “protest” detainees.
Sudan’s al-Bashir announced reopening of border between neighboring Eritrea and Sudan after a year of closure with protest going on in capital of Khartoum.