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Sudan’s Phone Users Set for Text Offensive Against ICC

September 24, 2008

Text of report entitled “Sudanese to protest ICC’s allegations through mobile phones” published in English by state-owned Sudanese news agency Suna website

Mobile phone users will kick off a campaign next Friday [27 September] in protest of allegations by International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor against the president of the republic, Field Marshal Umar Al-Bashir. The users will send messages to any of the telecommunication companies.

Chairman of the Sudanese Organization for Information Technology, Prof Al-Zubayr Bashir Taha, on Tuesday presided over a meeting drawing heads of telecommunication companies and mass media to prepare for the campaign.

The meeting was held at the National Telecommunication Corporation.

Originally published by Suna news agency website, Khartoum, in English 24 Sep 08.

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