Several protesters killed in military crackdown in Sudan
31 December 2021 | 6:45 am
Several protesters are killed in a crackdown on huge Sudanese protests against the military. The military took over the country in October and dozens have died in demonstrations demanding the return of civilian rule.
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At least 220 people were killed in two days of tribal fighting in Sudan's southern Blue Nile province. The provincial government declared a 30-day state of emergency and banned gatherings.
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Thousands of Iranians taking part in the ongoing mass anti-regime protests have been arrested. In many cases, families and friends don't even know where the detainees are being held.
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