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Sudan moves to repeal some Islamist laws after 30 years in place


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Sudan has outlined reforms that will see a rollback some of the strict Islamist rules in the country after 30 years, authorities announced.

The new rules include allowing non-Muslims to drink alcohol and scrapping public flogging as a punishment, as well as a ban on female genital mutilation, Reuters reported. Justice Minister Nasredeen Abdulbari explained that the focus will be on dropping laws that violate human rights in Sudan.


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