Sudanese security forces use tear gas to break up women’s protest

FILE PHOTO: Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir waves to his supporters during a rally at the Green Square in Khartoum, Sudan January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/File Photo

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese security forces used tear gas on Sunday to break up a crowd of hundreds of people, mostly young women, demonstrating against the detention of women arrested at previous protests, witnesses said. The protesters chanted: “Long live the struggle of Sudanese women”, and “Down, that’s it”, one of the main slogans calling […]

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