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AU Gives Thumbs Up to Sudan Vote, Notes Rights Concerns

African Union observers have given tacit approval to elections in Sudan, while noting concerns about the suppression of human rights and low voter turnout. President Omar al-Bashir is widely expected to win the vote, which the opposition boycotted.   In a statement released at the end of voting Thursday, the AU electoral observation mission in Sudan said overall, this week’s national elections reflect the “expression of the will” of Sudanese voters.   Speaking to reporters, the...

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