The Sudanese Government continues to escalate their repression of ongoing protests. In addition to to the widely covered blocking of online student protests and opposition internet sites, “Reports suggest that more than 1,000 people were arrested for protesting yesterday (June 29) after evening prayers; hundreds more were injured; and many have disappeared into Khartoum’s infamous “ghost houses,” writes Sudan analyst Eric Reeves. Yet another shocking action from the Sudanese Government is the stringent regulation of humanitarian aid. Reeves writes: “Giving Khartoum the power of ‘approval’ for specific humanitarian organizations would be an appalling mistake.” Despite widespread criticism, the officials in Khartoum will do as they please.
Read Reeves’ original post here: “Khartoum Perpetrates Humanitarian Fraud During Brutal Crackdown.”