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Maha El-Sanosi

Blogger and freelance writer based in Khartoum.

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Latest posts by Maha El-Sanosi

11 November 2012

Sudan: Nuba Mountains Activist Detained for 8 Months

In the middle of the night on 14 March 2012, the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) abducted a woman named Jalila Khamis Kuku from her home and took...

28 August 2012

Sudan: Twitter Activist Released After Two Months in Detention

'I was threatened w/ sexual assault/abuse numerous times during that day. At one point, even by a top-rank #NISS officer.' In June, the Sudanese National Intelligence & Security Service arresting...

15 July 2012

Sudan: Women Targeted as #SudanRevolts Enters Second Month

This Friday paying tribute to the revolutionary women (Kandaka) of Sudan's past, women chanted for the fall of the regime and demanded release of political detainees. Many were tear-gassed and...

24 June 2012

Sudan: Unshackling the Sudanese Revolution

Unlike other countries in the region, Sudan is grossly underreported, and this was ever so evident during Friday and Saturday’s street demonstrations. The Sudanese government keeps a tight grip on...

23 June 2012

Sudan: Protests Trigger Arrest of Twitter Activists

Wide protests in Sudan on Friday led to the crackdown of many Sudanese activists, including prominent Twitter personalities.

22 June 2012

#SudanRevolts in Wake of Austerity Anger

Amid a complete media blackout, the youth of Sudan have taken to the streets in a nation-wide protest against recent austerity measures. Maha El-Sanosi reports.

3 May 2012

Sudan/South Sudan: Voicing Hope for #newSUDANS

In the wake of the secession of South Sudan from Sudan in July 2011 and the recent clashes between the two countries over the oil-rich region of Heglig, citizens of...

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