Sudan Begins Release of Political Prisoners

Authorities in Sudan have released seven political prisoners, a day after Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir ordered the release of all political detainees.

The six men and one woman were released early Tuesday from Kober Prison in Khartoum. They are all members of country’s main political opposition alliance.

They had been held since January, after signing a document in Uganda that calls for the overthrow of President Bashir.

At Monday’s opening of parliament, Mr. Bashir ordered the …