[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Friday urged [press release] Sudanese authorities to cease violence against protesters and journalists. The call came after the country's police in Khartoum used tear gas and batons against civilians who protested over austerity cuts on Sunday. The protest was initiated by student activists and expanded [Reuters report] into several neighborhoods. The proposed austerity measures will cut government jobs and raise fuel prices. Paule Rigaud, Deputy Director for Africa for the AI, stated that...

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