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Sudan’s President Orders Release of All Political Prisoners

“To strengthen the spirit of reconciliation, national harmony and peace created by the national dialogue”

Sudan’s state news agency says President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of all political prisoners, effective immediately, as part of national dialogue efforts.

BY REUTERS

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of all political prisoners held in the country, state news agency SUNA said on Tuesday.

The decision came in response to calls from political parties and groups that have participated in the country’s ongoing national dialogue to grant detainees the opportunity to engage in the political process, SUNA reported. Continue reading Sudan’s President Orders Release of All Political Prisoners