Sudan must end crackdown on press covering protests

3 Jul

Sudanese security forces pass through a Khartoum street on Monday. (AFP/Ian Timberlake)

New York, July 3, 2012–Sudanese authorities should allow
journalists to cover anti-government demonstrations in Khartoum, the Committee
to Protect Journalists said today. Over the past week, authorities have raided
a media office and a journalist’s home, arrested one journalist and
interrogated another, deported a third journalist, and blocked at least three
critical websites.

from Committee to Protect Journalists http://cpj.org/2012/07/sudan-must-end-crackdown-on-journalists-covering-p.php

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