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Sudan Protests

On the Brink in Sudan

David L. Phillips | Posted 11.30.2013 | World
David L. Phillips

A spiral of deadly violence engulfed Sudan last week. Nearly 200 peaceful protesters were killed in protests that started in Darfur and swept across the country, including Khartoum.

Sudan Arrests 700 In Worst Unrest In Years

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

KHARTOUM, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Seven hundred people have been arrested during a week of the worst unrest in central Sudan in years, the govern...

From Arab Spring to Autumn Rage: The Dark Power of Social Media

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.14.2012 | World
Andrew Lam

In the global age, it is no longer just dictators or overzealous elected head of states with power of preemptive strikes can direct history to the edge of an abyss, but also fruit vendors and lousy filmmakers.

College Student Activist Imprisoned, Tortured In Sudan, Faces Death Penalty For 'Terrorism'

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.03.2012 | College

A Lane Community College student could face Sudan's death penalty for his participation in a protest calling for peace in his homeland of Darfur, acco...

Bashir: No Arab Spring, Only 'Burning Hot Summer' For Enemies

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday dismissed opposition calls for an Arab Spring-style uprising in the African coun...

Sudanese Protesters Want To Bring Down Regime

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

CAIRO — Sudanese police used tear gas Friday to disperse protesters who took to the streets in a city near the capital to demand the ouster of t...

Sudan Protests Rage Under Tahrir's Shadow

Shadi Bushra | Posted 08.25.2012 | World
Shadi Bushra

When Sudan was debating the terms of its independence, many Arab Sudanese argued for a union with Egypt, their fellow sons of the Nile. And now, it seems, each is holding what may be its most important demonstrations to date.

Sudanese Protest For 7th Day

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

CAIRO — Sudan's top police chief ordered his forces Saturday to quell "firmly and immediately" anti-government demonstrations that have entered ...

I Was George Clooney's Cellmate

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.18.2012 | World
Tom Andrews

There were no cheering crowds and jostling photographers when we stepped out of the DC Police van into the precinct lock-up. A couple of officers checked us in, emptied our pockets, and led us into a cell to join my fellow law-breakers.