Sign up for weekly updates

Three journalists freed, five others still detained

(RSF/IFEX) - Reporters Without Borders notes that Khalid Tawfig, a graphic designer employed by the opposition weekly "Al-Midan", was finally released on 28 February 2011. He had been arrested along with five other members of its staff on 2 February.

Two senior staff members of the opposition daily "Rai Al Shaab", editor Ashraf Abdelaziz and senior political reporter Altahir Ibrahim, were released on 6 February after being detained for a year.

Reporters Without Borders calls for the release of the five other journalists still detained in Sudan: "Al-Midan" trainee journalists Mohamed Aldirderi and Samir Salaheldin, "Al-Midan" reporter Abdelazeem Albadawi, Gafar Alsabki Ibrahim of "Alsahafa" and Abuzar Al Amin of "Rai Al Shaab".

Latest Tweet:

The International Federation of Journalists (@IFJGlobal has strongly condemned the arrest of two organisers of an…