Sudanese women protesters sentenced to 20 lashes, month in jail

FILE PHOTO: Protesters set fires along a street in Khartoum, Sudan February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/File Photo

CAIRO (Reuters) – Nine female Sudanese protesters were sentenced on Saturday to 20 lashes and one month in prison for rioting, the Democratic Alliance of Lawyers said, a day after President Omar al-Bashir ordered the release of all women detained in anti-government demonstrations. Bashir declared a state of emergency last month that produced a raft […]

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