News from Sudan
The journalist and specialist in the affairs of extremist groups, Al-Hadi Muhammad Al-Amin, announced that he had received a notification from an unnamed party to stop writing about terrorism and religious extremism.
The founding committee of the Sudanese Journalists Syndicate announced the arrest of Al-Jarida newspaper journalist Mohamed Ahmed Al-Hamdabi.
The intelligence service arrested singer Mazen Hamed and his colleague Muhammad Hamed, members of the Aswat al-Madina band, from inside Mazen's studio in Khartoum.
The security services arrested a crew of three people, affiliated with the British BBC Arabic network, who were delegated to Sudan, and took them to an unknown destination before releasing them hours later on the same day.
A journalist and a cameraman were beaten while covering a rally in support of the army and rejecting foreign intervention in Khartoum.