A man in military uniform and a coronavirus mask seated in an elaborate chair leans over to talk with a man in a suit and a coronavirus mask in the neighboring chair.
General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, chairman of Sudan's sovereign council, is pictured in the front row, left, speaking with Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok during a reception ceremony in the capital Khartoum on October 8, 2020. The transitional government has tightened cybercrime legislation that journalists fear could be used to punish online reporting and commentary. (Ebrahim Hamid/AFP)

Sudan tightens cybercrime law as army pursues “fake news”