Sudan News

HRC33: Joint statement on the adoption of Sudan’s Universal Periodic Review

Despite Sudan’s commitments to ensure a safe and enabling environment for human rights defenders, civil society, the media, and members of the opposition, the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project and the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies remain extremely concerned by the repeated arbitrary detention of such actors in Sudan.

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ACHPR58: Joint oral statement on Sudan

The lives of civilians in Sudan’s conflict areas of Darfur, Blue Nile, and South Kordofan continue to be marred by armed conflict, insecurity, and serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law. Impunity for these abuses against civilians remains the norm. 5 CSOs urge the ACHPR to take action.

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Sudan blocks civil society participation in UN-led human rights review

Four representatives of Sudanese civil society were intercepted by security officials at Khartoum International Airport on their way to a high level human rights meeting with diplomats in Geneva. 36 organisations and seven prominent Sudanese individuals condemn this blatant contempt for HRDs in Sudan and human rights in general.

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