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Sudan’s Price Protests Turn Deadly

“Peaceful demonstrations were derailed and transformed by infiltrators into subversive activity targeting public institutions and property, burning, destroying and burning some police headquarters” – gov’t spokesman Bishara Jumaa.

At least eight people have been killed while taking part in Sudanese protests against economic hardship, and especially higher bread prices. (Photo: El Tayeb Siddig, Reuters)

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At least eight people have been killed in protests that have swept across Sudan for a second consecutive day amid rising public anger over soaring prices and other economic woes.

The demonstrations began on Wednesday in Atbara, Ed-Damar and Berber, where Sudanese police fired tear gas to break up large crowds of protesters chanting anti-government slogans. Continue reading Sudan’s Price Protests Turn Deadly