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April 14, 2001 | Associated Press
Authorities flogged 53 Christians who were convicted of rioting over efforts to move their Easter ceremony out of a public square, the Sudanese Council of Churches said Friday. Four women and two children received 15 lashes each Thursday before they were released. Authorities gave 20 lashes each to 47 men and sentenced them to 20-day jail terms, a council official said on condition of anonymity.
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April 14, 2001 | Associated Press
Authorities flogged 53 Christians who were convicted of rioting over efforts to move their Easter ceremony out of a public square, the Sudanese Council of Churches said Friday. Four women and two children received 15 lashes each Thursday before they were released. Authorities gave 20 lashes each to 47 men and sentenced them to 20-day jail terms, a council official said on condition of anonymity.
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NEWS
November 24, 1988
Street battles between Islamic fundamentalists and Christian demonstrators in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum left one police officer dead and at least 60 people injured, police said. Supporters of the fundamentalist National Islamic Front took to the streets to protest the signing of peace proposals by the Democratic Unionist Party, the second largest in the governing coalition, and rebels of the Christian-led Sudanese Peoples' Liberation Army.
NEWS
November 24, 1988
Street battles between Islamic fundamentalists and Christian demonstrators in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum left one police officer dead and at least 60 people injured, police said. Supporters of the fundamentalist National Islamic Front took to the streets to protest the signing of peace proposals by the Democratic Unionist Party, the second largest in the governing coalition, and rebels of the Christian-led Sudanese Peoples' Liberation Army.
NEWS
May 16, 1988
Gunmen killed at least six people, believed to be foreigners and including two children, in simultaneous attacks on a busy hotel and a club in the center of Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, witnesses and police said. The gunmen used machine guns, hand grenades and tear-gas bombs in their attacks on the Acropole Hotel, where scores of foreign relief workers stay, and the Sudan Club, exclusively used by British and Commonwealth citizens living in Khartoum, witnesses said.
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March 28, 1985 | United Press International
At least two people were killed by riot police and more than 100 others were arrested Wednesday in riots over price boosts that engulfed Khartoum hours after President Jaafar Numeiri left for the United States and a meeting next week with President Reagan.
NEWS
May 16, 1988
Gunmen killed at least six people, believed to be foreigners and including two children, in simultaneous attacks on a busy hotel and a club in the center of Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, witnesses and police said. The gunmen used machine guns, hand grenades and tear-gas bombs in their attacks on the Acropole Hotel, where scores of foreign relief workers stay, and the Sudan Club, exclusively used by British and Commonwealth citizens living in Khartoum, witnesses said.
NEWS
March 28, 1985 | United Press International
At least two people were killed by riot police and more than 100 others were arrested Wednesday in riots over price boosts that engulfed Khartoum hours after President Jaafar Numeiri left for the United States and a meeting next week with President Reagan.
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