By Manyang Mayom
National security organs have no right to do such activities according to the
transitional constitution of 2005. Arman who is also a member of the National
Assembly said that NCP needs to create new methods of dealing with people.
He also said that the NCP political leaders are investing in cultivating hatred
and sedition amongst people. He criticized newspaper owners of having no clear
vision on the freedom of press. Arman announced his stand with the suspended newspapers
which are Ajras Al-Huriya, Ray al-Shab and Al-Ayaam daily news papers.
A member of the National Assembly from the Democratic Unionist Party, Ali Mahmoud
Hassenin asserted that this censorship is denounced according to the transitional
constitution and that he is ready to present a call for the Ajras al Huriya in
the court to face this issue. On his part a Popular Congress Party member, Mahboub
Abdalsalam exclaimed that the NCP is the cause of the Islamic movement in Sudan.
Both Ajras al Huriya and Ray al -Shab newspapers made statements concerning the
matter which said that they will not take there newspapers to the security organ
for supervision even if it will lead to suspension
The deputy chief editor for the leading Arabic daily news paper Al-Ayaam said
that this is not the first time security services agency has been closing down
the news paper in Khartoum, he descript that Al-Ayaam daily news papers was opened
in 1953; it was first closed down in 2004 for three month by security services
organ. Following the Kajaber inccedent, the security just targeting the journalists
of Al-Ayaam daily news papers detaining journalist Sazafi Sayeed without clear
statement at the last.
On Monday, the security officers just appear at our office requesting the news
papers for reading, after finished reading; they told us to bring the news papers
before reaching the printing press house. These are just instruction to silent
media about the census crisis, all printing press media including Radio and TV
are seriously controlled by Nation congress party with their security agency in
There are daily arrested to journalist by security organ in Khartoum, at the same
the journalism union is controlled by NCP personnel.