Detained Sudanese artists released after global uproar

Severalartistsdetained bySudaneseauthorities over a “mixed-gender”theatreworkshop have been released after their cases attracted international outrage.Sudan’sCourtof Appeal ruled to annul the sentences of the 11 artists arrested in August.Five members of the group were released following court’s decision last week, while another six were freed on Tuesday,Radio Dabangareported.All 11 were initially handed down two-month prison sentences on charges of “public annoyance and disruption of public safety”, as well as fines of 5,000 Sudanese pounds ($90) each.Among the artists arrested by authorities…

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