Sudanese human rights defender detained on baseless charges and others at risk after armed raid on Khartoum training centre

(18 April 2015) Sudanese human rights defender Adil Bakheit is at risk of a politically motivated trial on baseless charges, including under the category of ‘crimes against the state’ that carry the death penalty, after his laptop was confiscated during an armed raid on the Khartoum-based TRACKS for Training and ...

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Civil Society dismay at decision to deploy observation monitors to Sudan elections

13 April 2015 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Excellencies, Representatives of the AU Peace and Security Council Member States, H.E. Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, African Union Commission, H.E. President Thabo Mbeki, Chair of the AU High-Level Implementation Panel, Your Excellencies, We, the undersigned Sudanese and African civil society organizations, write with deep ...

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Sudan Human Rights Monitor Issue 27

This issue of the Sudan Human Rights Monitor covers December 2014 – January 2015. The Monitoring Report provides a detailed account of human rights violations documented by the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) including a rise in freedom of expression, association, and assembly violations in January 2015. Press censorship ...

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23 NGOs call on AU to halt support to Sudan’s elections in line with the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

27 March 2015 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia H.E. Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, African Union Commission, H.E. President Thabo Mbeki, Chair of the AU High-Level Implementation Panel, Excellencies, Representatives of the AU Peace and Security member states, Your Excellencies, We, the undersigned Sudanese, African and Arab civil society organizations, wish to ...

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