Sudan court jails 6 more artists for 'public nuisance'

ASudanesecourt has sentenced sixartiststo two months in jail for “creating a public nuisance”, a lawyer said on Friday, bringing the total number convicted in the case to 11.Thursday’s sentence, which also saw the group fined 5,000 Sudanese pounds ($90) each, comes a week after the court issued the same ruling for five other artists, including prize-winning Sudanese filmmaker Hajooj Kuka.In August, Kuka had said on Twitter that he and others were “attacked during a theater workshop in #khartoum by islamists instigators. The police stood by the attackers and arrested us”.Defence lawyer Othman a…

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