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Journalists pursued and harassed by law

The Sudanese Journalists Network (SJN) announced, in a statement, the arrest of the journalist Saadia Al-Siddiq, by the Prosecutor of the Cybercrimes court for publishing an article in Al-Tayyar newspaper.

The statement also reported the appearance of the journalist of Al-Hadathah newspaper, Rashid Abdel Wahab, before the Publications and Press Prosecutor, with regard to a report he wrote about police when covering a protest procession in Khartoum.

The network pointed out that the information law prohibits freedom of expression and is devoted to silencing journalists.