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Sudan Frees Political Prisoners
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced his decision to release all political detainees in a move that may ease tensions with South Sudan.
"Today, we announce a decision to free all the political prisoners and renew our commitment to all political powers about dialogue," Bashir said in a speech opening a new session of parliament on Monday. (Photo: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/REUTERS)