Sudan to hang 27 intelligence agents for killing teacher during anti-Bashir protests

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A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 members of the national intelligence service to death by hanging, having found them guilty of murdering a teacher in detention in February during protests that led to the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir.

It was the first time courts have handed down convictions over crackdowns on demonstrations in the months before and after Bashir was toppled in April.

Thirteen defendants were sentenced to prison terms and a further four were acquitted in…
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