Refugees escaping Sudan face obstacles entering Egypt

The number of Sudanese crossing into Egypt has dropped sharply since Cairo reversed a visa exemption for women, children and the elderly.
More than fifteen thousand people are stuck at the northern border.
They say the Egyptian consulate is slow to approve their visa applications, which is exacerbating their suffering.
Al Jazeera’s Taher al Mardi reports from Wadi Halfa, near the Sudan-Egypt border.

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Written by Kevin Miller




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