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As Sudan's Leader Tightens His Rule, Poverty And Repression Create Pockets Of Dissent

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 04.17.2015 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — During a quarter-century in power, President Omar al-Bashir has succeeded in keeping an iron grip on Sudan despite repeated d...

Human Rights Watch Accuses Sudan Soldiers Of Mass Rape In Darfur

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2015 | World

By Michelle Nichols and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11 (Reuters) - A U.S.-based human rights group on Wednesday accused Suda...

Report: U.S. In Talks To Allow Freed 'Apostasy' Prisoner To Leave Sudan

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2014 | World

CAIRO, June 28 (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities and U.S. officials in Khartoum are negotiating to allow a Sudanese woman, who married an American an...

Confusion Over Fate Of Sudanese Woman Who Faces Execution

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

As Sudanese authorities are facing growing international pressure to halt the execution of a woman sentenced to death for allegedly converting to Chri...

Sudan Official: Woman Sentenced To Death For 'Apostasy' To Be Freed Soon

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

KHARTOUM, May 31 (Reuters) - A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity is expected to be released soon, a government official...

Sudanese Woman Sentenced To Death For 'Apostasy' Gives Birth In Jail

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

A 27-year-old Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for "apostasy" two weeks ago has given birth to a baby girl in prison, her lawyers announced o...

Woman Sentenced To Death For 'Apostasy'

AP | MOHAMMED SAEED and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 07.15.2014 | Religion

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A pregnant Sudanese woman who married a Christian man was sentenced to death Thursday after she refused to recant her Christi...

LOOK: The Destructive Force Of Floods In 8 Images

Posted 08.12.2013 | World

Heavy rains and flash floods in Sudan have killed at least 36 people and forced thousands to leave their homes. The United Nations warned on Sunday th...

Sudan's Female Genital Mutilation Countered By Henna-Dyed Hands

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
NYCity News Service

Sudan has tried to eradicate female genital mutilation since 1946 to little avail. But now women's health groups have taken the crusade in their own hands--or rather, their own painted hands--in an effort to subvert the practice.

Sudan: Women Allegedly Lashed For Wearing Trousers

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sudanese women have been flogged for wearing trousers, according to a local journalist who is also facing the punishment, the BBC reports. Journalist...