News from Khartoum
Ahfad University students sit-in to object resumption of study
Students of Ahfad University for girls yesterday staged a sit-in at the University premises in Omdurman to protest resumption of study at this particular time when the country is experiencing a wave of demonstrations sparked by deteriorating situations.
The students raised placards carrying a slogan “no to education in a painful situation”. One student who spoke to Al Jareeda said the sit-in was staged to reject resumption of study, adding study would come to an end on 24 April. She said students of the University’s Faculty of Medicine support the doctors who joined the protests, erupted in Sudan since last month.
The student added to the newspaper that security agents cordoned off the University premises, amid continued sit-in and shouting of slogans by the students. She indicated that the female students are determined to continue the sit-in until the University Administration responds to their demands, including suspension of study because of the unfavorable situation in the country.
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