Sudan signs agreement ending Islamic rule and establishing freedom of religion

8 September
Khartoum, Sudan (photo credit: Christopher Michel/flickr)
Khartoum, Sudan (photo credit: Christopher Michel/flickr)
Sudan’s transitional government has agreed a deal with rebel groups which ends 30 years of rule under Islamic law and Islam as the official state religion. [ . . . ] “The state shall not establish an official religion,” says the agreement. “No citizen shall be discriminated against based on their religion. For Sudan to become a democratic country where the rights of all citizens are enshrined, the constitution should be based on the principle of ‘separation of religion and state’, in the absence of which the right to self-determination must be respected.”
Read the full article here: Middle East Monitor

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