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Sudan imposes tough measures on media

Government steps up its censorship campaign, seizing 10,000 copies of the country's most popular newspaper.

Last updated: 18 Mar 2014 17:10
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Sudan's government is increasing restrictions on press freedom, including targeting the country's most popular newspaper.

Ashraf Abdul Aziz, the managing editor of Al Jarida, complained that the practice would leave newspapers in "financial agony" after 10,000 copies of his publication were seized last week.

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Khartoum.

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