Human Rights Violations in the Republic of Sudan

The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP), and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), and the submit this report as a supplement to the Republic of Sudan’s Fourth and Fifth Periodic Reports (2008 – 2012) to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.  This report covers violations from 2010 – 2012.

1Commenting on the last periodic report submitted by Sudan, the African Commission expressed concern that Sudan has struggled with many political, social and ethnic challenges that are characterized by human rights violations.  In addition, the Commission was concerned at the prevalence of arbitrary arrests and detentions are prevalent, that members of the media are often arrested, imprisoned, beaten and tortured for doing their jobs, and that the death penalty is still implemented.  These concerns continue to be reflected in the pattern of violations that emerged from 2010 – 2012.

For more details click here. Human Rights Situation in Sudan – A Shadow Report April 2012

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