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Sudan's press claims crackdown
After summer of protests, government has cracked down on independent media, forcing some journalists out of work.
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2012 12:54

At one newspaper in Khartoum, journalists said they lost their jobs when their boss got a sudden call from Sudanese intelligence telling him to close down the newspaper.

Two papers have been closed in as many months, and others - even those not aligned with the opposition - are claiming harassment.

Others who have been shut down in the past are comfortably sure it will happen again.

Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports.

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