News from Sudan
The Central Committee of Sudan Doctors issued a report on the total number of dead and injured from October 30, 2021 until January 17, 2022 The report revealed that three people were killed and 616 sustained various injuries. The report pointed out that the authorities used various types of tear gas canisters, sound bombs and live bullets, which were aimed directly at the demonstrators.
The Councils of Sovereignty and the Ministers, in a joint meeting, approved the budget for the year 2022. The Minister of Finance said in a statement that the budget witnessed estimated increases in the wages of state workers, but he did not disclose their value nor any figures within the new budget.
The Ministry of Information issued a decision to close the office of Al-Jazeera Mubasher channel in Khartoum, and to withdraw the license of its correspondent.
The Sudanese Journalists Network revealed that the security services attacked three journalists while they were covering mass demonstrations today in Khartoum, and stormed the office of Al-Araby channel.
Security authorities fired tear gas canisters at media workers at Al-Araby Television office in Khartoum, while they were covering a mass demonstration calling for the overthrow of the military regime.