A Sudanese man works at a bakery in the capital Khartoum on January 5, 2018. AFP / ASHRAF SHAZLY
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A video showing the dean of a prominent Sudanese women's university beating female students protesting against high food prices has gone viral, sparking outrage on social media Thursday. The footage showed Qassim Badri, dean of Khartoum-based Ahfad University for Women, walking into a crowd of female students on campus and slapping one and beating another repeatedly."The video tells only one side of the story," family member Balkis Badri, a professor at the university, told AFP. She said the incident occurred when the dean approached the students when some called for setting university buildings on fire.
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