Group calls on Sudan to stop seizing papers amid protests
January 10, 2018
CAIRO (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday called on Sudan to stop its crackdown on local newspapers reporting on protests over bread price hikes.
Sudanese authorities confiscated all copies of six dailies, including the privately owned Al-Tayar, Al-Moustagilla, al-Qarar, Al-Saiha, al-Midan of the Socialist Party and Akhbar al-Watan of the opposition National Congress Party, the New York-based CPJ said in a statement.
The watchdog urged Sudan's authorities to allow journalists to report freely.
"Sudanese authorities should halt their desperate attempts to silence critical...