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05 Jul 2012 description

New York, July 3, 2012--Sudanese authorities should allow journalists to cover anti-government demonstrations in Khartoum, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Over the past week, authorities have raided a media office and a journalist's home, arrested one journalist and interrogated another, deported a third journalist, and blocked at least three critical websites.

01 Apr 2011 description

(CPJ/IFEX) - New York, April 1, 2011 - Security agents of the semi-autonomous government of Southern Sudan confiscated 2,500 copies of the independent biweekly newspaper, The Juba Post, on Wednesday, according to Chief Editor Michael Koma.

07 Jun 2010 description

New York, June 7, 2010-The Sudanese government should halt ongoing newspaper censorship, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today, after at least two papers failed to appear on newsstands over the weekend.

Sudanese authorities blocked printing of the opposition weekly Al-Maidan late Saturday after its staff failed to provide security personnel with an advance copy of the paper, Al-Maidan journalist Abdelgadir Mohammed Abdelgadir told CPJ.

Abdelgadir said government censors had become particularly sensitive to stories about an ongoing physicians' strike and talks in Kampala …