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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Sudan faces persistent human smuggling, trafficking from Ethiopia” – below is their description.
Despite a border dispute and the closure of all crossings between Sudan and Ethiopia, human smuggling and trafficking from Ethiopia continue.
That’s according to Sudanese authorities who arrested more than 30 smugglers over the past two months and released over 100 Ethiopians. Weapons and drugs have also been caught with smugglers.
Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Gallabat in Sudan.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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Sudan’s history goes back to the Pharaonic period. Independence from the British was proclaimed on 1 January 1956.
Islam was Sudan’s state religion and Islamic laws applied from 1983 until 2020 when the country became a secular state. The economy has been described as lower-middle income and relies on oil production. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, African Union, COMESA, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation.