Sudan Student Killing Sparks Wave of Protests in North Kordofan

Updated: May 1, 2019

Thousands of Sudanese students have entered their second day of protests following the death of a student in North Kordofan, central Sudan.

Abubakar Hassan, 18, was killed on Monday at Kordofan University by a gunshot wound to the head after intelligence agents opened fire on students taking part in a peaceful march.

The students were walking to the student union building to nominate proopposition candidates for their campus elections, said Amnesty International. A further 27 stu