April 11, 2019 / 10:24 AM / in 15 days

Sudan's security service announces release of political prisoners

CAIRO, April 11 (Reuters) - Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service has announced the release of all political prisoners across the country, state news agency SUNA reported on Thursday.

The announcement came after Sudanese sources said President Omar al-Bashir had been forced to step down after three decades in power.

Reporting by Ali Abdelaty Writing by Aidan Lewis Editing by Giles Elgood

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