Kassala (30 Jan 2011)

An unknown number of students engaging in anti-government protests in Kassala were reportedly beaten back by riot police.  Kassala was one of several locations across the country, including Khartoum, El-Obeid and Omdurman, that saw similar demonstrations inspired by the recent popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia.  (McDoom, Opheera. "Sudanese Student Dies After Protest - Activists." Reuters 31 Jan. 2011. Retrieved from http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/01/31/uk-sudan-protests-idUKTRE70U21...)

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McDoom, Opheera. Reuters. 31 Jan. 2011. "Sudanese Student Dies After Protest - Activists." Retrieved from http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/01/31/uk-sudan-protests-idUKTRE70U21620110131