News from Sudan
The police arrested an employee of the Tax Bureau in Blue Nile State, on the grounds of a report insulting the reputation of a blogger at the Informatics Prosecution in Khartoum.
The Central Darfur state government issued a decision declaring a state of emergency in all parts of the state for a period of one month.
The joint meeting of the ministerial sectors today, headed by Othman Hussein Othman, The Acting Minister of Cabinet Affairs, approved the Anti-Cybercrime Law (Amendment) of the year 2022, which was presented by Muhammad Saeed Al-Hilu, the Acting Minister of Justice.
Two journalists were injured while covering demonstrations in Khartoum. Journalist Muhammad al-Mustafa was hit in the back by a stun grenade, while photojournalist Fayez Abu Bakr was hit in the head with a tear gas canister. The Syndicate of Journalists condemned the attack on journalists, noting the high rates of violence against journalists.
The authorities cut off the internet service for mobile phones throughout Sudan, in conjunction with demonstrations called by the resistance committees to mark the first anniversary of the army's seizure of power on the twenty-fifth of last October. The authorities also closed the main bridges linking the three capital cities.