Sudanese women suffer from dictatorship, war

This video from England is called Demonstration opposite Downing Street, London, calling for release of women detainees in Sudan and solidarity with the revolt in Sudan.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Sudanese women issue rights warning

Friday 20 July 2012

A Sudanese women’s group in Britain is urging the government to help protect human rights in Sudan.

The Sudanese Women Pressure Group wrote to Prime Minister David Cameron last week explaining how things were getting worse in the east African state, particularly for women.

Wars in Darfur, the Blue Nile and southern Kordofan regions have led to thousands of women being killed, tortured and gang raped.

And under the Public Order Law thousands more have been flogged in public – violating Sudan‘s constitution.

The group also highlighted the plight of Jaleela Khamees and Alawiyya Kibaida, who have been locked up without charge for months and aren’t allowed legal help.

See also here.

Sudan Revolts: Women lead a revolution: here.

Deaths in Sudan’s biggest price protests. Eight people killed and 20 injured in anti-austerity rally in Darfur, with police accused of using live ammunition: here.

This community college student faces the death penalty in Sudan over protests: here.

Sudanese activists demonstrated outside Downing Street on Saturday in solidarity with the Sudanese revolution: here.

The Hidden War Against Female Journalists in Sudan: here.

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