9 Jul
Sudanese police teargas protesters after prayers | swissinfo.ch
By Yara Bayoumy
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese police fired teargas at worshippers trying to leave a mosque to demonstrate after Friday prayers, witnesses said, as the government attempts to quell protests against austerity measures and calls for greater freedoms.
The past three weeks have seen small-scale protests across Sudan calling for the government of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, in power for 23 years, to resign.
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Photo: John Ramspott/Flickr

Sudanese police teargas protesters after prayers | swissinfo.ch

By Yara Bayoumy

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese police fired teargas at worshippers trying to leave a mosque to demonstrate after Friday prayers, witnesses said, as the government attempts to quell protests against austerity measures and calls for greater freedoms.

The past three weeks have seen small-scale protests across Sudan calling for the government of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, in power for 23 years, to resign.

FULL ARTICLE (swissinfo.ch)

Photo: John Ramspott/Flickr

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