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#Sudan

# sudan - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Three men who made their way to Ireland hidden on indie band's truck claim asylum

The band Two Door Cinema Club first made the discovery after the men emerged from the truck’s spare tyre compartment.

# sudan - Friday 26 July, 2019

Gardaí investigating after three 'stowaways' found on truck in Galway

The three men are being held at Mill Street Garda Station.

# sudan - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Death toll following crackdown on sit-in protest at Sudanese army base rises to 101

Protesters had gathered to demand a handover to civilian rule in the country.

# sudan - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan

At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan

Hundreds of people were also injured when a sit-in was forcefully broken up by the military.

# sudan - Monday 3 June, 2019

13 killed as sit-in is broken up outside army headquarters in Sudan

There were multiple reports of the military using force to disperse the sit-in in front of army headquarters, where protesters have been camped out for weeks.

# sudan - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Sudan wants the international community to back its new military rulers

The plea came from its foreign ministry.

# sudan - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Sudan's military leader resigns after one day in power; protesters celebrate

In a broadcast on state television, Sudanese citizens were told: “This is not a military coup, but taking the side of the people.”

# sudan - Friday 12 April, 2019

Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?

The country’s president Omar-al-Bashir was removed from power and detained by the army yesterday.

# sudan - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Thousands of Sudan protesters have spent days camped outside army headquarters

It is the largest rally since protests erupted following a three-fold increase in bread prices in December.

# sudan - Saturday 5 January, 2019

'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence

Up to 40 people have been killed in violent protests in Sudan in recent weeks.

# sudan - Saturday 22 December, 2018

22 people reportedly killed and several wounded in protests over rising cost of bread in Sudan

A government decision to raise the price of bread has sparked protests around the country.

# sudan - Friday 11 May, 2018

Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband

Noura Hussein Hammad was married against her will at 16 years of age.

# sudan - Monday 19 March, 2018

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'

A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.

# sudan - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan

Famine was declared in the new African country on Monday, which has been embroiled in civil conflict for years.

# sudan - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report

Amnesty International has released a new report claiming to offer testimonies of abuse and ill-treatment by Italian authorities which “may amount to torture”.

# sudan - Friday 14 October, 2016

Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal

Antonio Guterres has pledged to make the pursuit of peace in a conflict-torn world his “over-arching priority”.

# sudan - Friday 15 July, 2016

Stench of death hangs over South Sudan capital

Those who fled the latest violence described a campaign of wanton destruction.

# sudan - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Three Irish citizens are 'in lockdown' seeking refuge from South Sudan violence Taking Cover This post contains videos

Three Irish citizens are 'in lockdown' seeking refuge from South Sudan violence

The three are among 260 staff from Concern Worldwide in the country.

# sudan - Friday 11 December, 2015

Concerns for Irish citizens as US visa waiver may be abolished

An immigration expert has warned that entering the US could become a lot more difficult.

# sudan - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Lit cigarette blamed for petrol tanker explosion that killed 85 people

The explosion happened in the South Sudanese city of Maridi.

# sudan - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A tragedy in Cork, snow across the country and a big win for Ireland had everyone talking today.

# sudan - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

In her own words: One woman's escape from ethnic cleansing

“I pray to God I don’t have to go back to Sudan. At the least, I will be arrested. The least, you understand? I could be killed.”

# sudan - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack

The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.

# sudan - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?

Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.

# sudan - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

# sudan - Friday 8 August, 2014

Two Sudanese men died after being detained and flogged 40 times each, says rights group

The men, who were convicted separately, died within days of being flogged at the coastal city of Port Sudan.

# sudan - Friday 1 August, 2014

Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan arrives safely in the US

Who doesn’t love a happy ending?

# sudan - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Christian woman who was spared death sentence in Sudan arrives in Rome

27-year-old Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag was sentenced to death in May for converting from Islam.

# sudan - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man founds 'new nation' in Africa so his daughter can be a princess Princess Emily

# sudan - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Sudanese woman who escaped death row charged with forgery

The new charged against the woman relates to the travel document she was carrying when authorities stopped her family from leaving the country yesterday.

# sudan - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Woman who escaped death row has been re-arrested in Sudan

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag and her husband were detained at the airport in Khartoum.

# sudan - Monday 23 June, 2014

Sudan releases woman sentenced to hanging for apostasy

The woman, who gave birth days after the verdict, was sentenced last month.

# sudan - Friday 20 June, 2014

Two workers with Irish aid agency Goal have been abducted in Sudan

The two workers were on a routine assignment when they were kidnapped by an unknown group.

# sudan - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed 'within days'

Meriam Ibrahim was condemned to death by flogging and hanging for marrying a Christian man.

# sudan - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about a body found in Dublin, Brian O’Driscoll’s final farewell and a US soldier released by the Taliban.

Britain slams 'barbaric' death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan

The Christian woman was sentenced to death for apostasy, for her religious choice, last month and gave birth in prison earlier this week.

# sudan - Friday 16 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your Friday.

'Appalling and abhorrent': Pregnant woman sentenced to flogging and hanging in Sudan

The Christian woman received the sentence because of her religious choice and for being married to a man of a different religion.

# sudan - Saturday 10 May, 2014

After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan War

After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar met yesterday, prayed together, and agreed that “all hostile activities will stop”.

# sudan - Monday 5 May, 2014

Opinion: I see families waiting helplessly as certain famine approaches

South Sudan is already predicting that 50,000 children under five could die of hunger before the year is out.

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