SUDAN: WHITE NILE COURT SENTENCES DARFUR STUDENT TO DEATH
November 26, 2018:
The Kosti criminal court in Sudan's White Nile state condemned Darfuri student Abubakar Yousef to death, and sentenced another 10 students from Darfur to prison terms, for their participation in riots at the University of Bakht El Rida in May 2017, allafrica.com reported on 22 November 2018. (Sources: allafrica.com, 22/11/2018)
The court passed the death sentence on Abubakar Yousef for the murder of a policeman during the university violence. El Tayeb Ahmed received a four-month prison sentence for causing grievous bodily harm, while nine other students received six-month prison sentences for rioting and violating public safety.