News from Sudan
Al-Jarida journalist Maab Mirghani was arrested by the security authorities during her coverage of protests in Khartoum.
The security authorities in South Darfur state, western Sudan, stopped a theatrical performance of the Bishish Center, coinciding with the Nyala Theater Festival held on the occasion of the International Day of Theater.
The Sudanese Journalists Network denounced the security authorities' attacks on journalists. The network revealed that two journalists, Shaza Al-Sheikh and Nesma Abu Khamasha, were attacked by a military force while covering a protest procession in Khartoum, forcing them to sit on the ground and insulting them.
Two telecom companies announced via text messages a new increase in Internet prices which was described as significant as it exceeded 100% as of this March.