News from Sudan
The Sudanese Journalists Network (SJN) announced, in a statement, the arrest of the journalist Saadia Al-Siddiq, by the Prosecutor of the Cybercrimes court for publishing an article in Al-Tayyar newspaper.
Human rights press entities announced that they were boycotting any news and activities of the armed forces for a period of (3) days, and organized a protest sit-in at the Press and Publications Council
The National Council for Press and Publications suspended the issuance of Al-Dar newspaper for three days as punishment for publishing an article under the headline "Homosexuals demonstrate and demand the abolition of Article 148.”
A government official prevented a journalist from attending an official press conference of the Higher Committee for Monitoring the Summer Agricultural Season, which is affiliated with the Council of Ministers.
Overall civic space remained "Repressed" and unchanged in Q2 2021 compared to Q1 of 2021.