Khartoum court frees South Sudan pastors over spying, crimes against state

05 August 2015 - 16:18 By AFP

A court in Khartoum Wednesday freed two South Sudanese pastors after acquitting them on charges -- including spying and crimes against the state - that could have seen them face the death penalty. Yat Michael and Peter Yen were arrested in Khartoum in December 2014 and January 2015 respectively and were facing eight charges.

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