Protester killed as Sudan marks three years since crackdown

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Security forces shot a protester dead in Sudan’s capital on Friday, medics said, as pro-democracy demonstrators demanded justice for those killed in a bloody crackdown three years ago to the day. Thousands took to the streets in Khartoum and other cities to commemorate the 128 people who medics say were killed when armed men in military fatigues violently dispersed a months-long sit-in outside army headquarters. The latest demonstrations came as UN human rights expert Adama Dieng visited Sudan and urged authorities to “refrain from use of excessive force”. The protests in 2019 were crucial to …

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