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Sudan Court Sentences 65 Ethiopian Protesters to Lashes

Ethiopian in Khartoum protests on resident permit fee hike
The court of Imtidad El Daraja El Talta district in southern Khartoum convicted 65 Ethiopian demonstrators to 40 lashes and fined each of them SDG 5,000 ($771) or two months imprisonment. (Photo: Archive)

By Dabanga Sudan,

On Saturday, a Khartoum court sentenced 65 Ethiopians to 40 lashes and a large fine for staging a demonstration. Hundreds of Ethiopian nationals living in the Sudanese capital demonstrated in front of their embassy in southern Khartoum on Friday in protest against the increased fees for a stay permit. Continue reading Sudan Court Sentences 65 Ethiopian Protesters to Lashes