‘Nubian queen’ becomes Sudan protest symbol

April 10, 2019
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“Video of a woman leading chants in anti-government protests in the capital of Sudan, Khartoum, has been shared hundreds of thousands of times on Twitter.

She has been dubbed “Kandaka”, which means Nubian queen.

The protesters are calling for the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir who has been accused of human rights abuses and allowing political corruption.”

‘Nubian queen’ becomes Sudan protest symbol

Footage of a white-clad woman leading protest chants has been shared hundreds of thousands of times online.


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