Rights groups say 50 dead after Sudanese protests




 
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Rights groups say 50 dead after Sudanese protests
 
September 27th, 2013  
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Rights groups say 50 dead after Sudanese protests
By Khalid Abdelaziz and Ulf Laessing KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of Sudanese demanding the resignation of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir after rights groups accused security forces of shooting dead at least 50 people in the worst unrest in Sudan's central region for years. Around 3,000 people, angered by a police crackdown on protests against the lifting of fuel subsidies, took to the streets after Friday prayers in Khartoum's twin-city Omdurman across the Nile, shouting "freedom, freedom" and "the people want the fall of the regime". ...




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