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Khattab Hamad · June, 2020

Khattab Hamad is a telecom engineer who works for a telecom company in Sudan. He is interested in digital rights — specifically about internet shutdowns. Khattab is also interested in Sudan news.

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Latest posts by Khattab Hamad from June, 2020

18 June 2020

No medicine, no healing: Sudan’s pharmaceutical crisis

COVID-19

Since 2016, medicine prices in Sudan have risen exponentially. To make matters worse, the government’s central bank lacks the foreign currency necessary to import essential drugs from abroad.

11 June 2020

War in Darfur: Wanted by the ICC, militia leader Ali Kushayb surrenders

Ali Kushayb, a renowned war criminal wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity in Darfur, Sudan, finally surrendered himself after years in hiding to the courts on June 9,...

8 June 2020

Internet shutdowns in Sudan: The story behind the numbers and statistics

Advox

In the last several years, Sudan experienced two major internet shutdowns that seriously prohibited basic communication and exchange during politically charged periods, causing exponential losses and risks.

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