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Advocacy and Legal

UN/African Union: Reject ICC Withdrawal

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UN/African Union: Reject ICC Withdrawal Security Council Meeting With AU (New York, September 22, 2016) The African Union (AU), in advance of a meeting with the United Nations Security Council on September 23, 2016, should end consideration of a call for mass withdrawal of its members from the International Criminal Court …

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The Wide Application of the Death Penalty in Sudan

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(August 2016) Contrary to Sudan’s commitments to international human rights standards and its own domestic law, the Government of Sudan continues to implement the death penalty widely. Amnesty International reported that in 2015, Sudan handed down eighteen death sentences and carried out three executions. In 2014, Sudan was reported to …

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Uganda must respect legal obligation to arrest Omar Al Bashir

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Paris, Kampala, 12 May 2016 – Omar Al Bashir has arrived in Kampala to attend today’s inauguration ceremony for Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. Our organisations urge the Government of Uganda to take all necessary measures to arrest Omar Al Bashir, Sudanese President and wanted International Criminal Court (ICC) fugitive, while …

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Joint statement on violations of human rights and humanitarian law in Sudan’s conflict areas delivered at 58th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Angelina Seeka of End Impunity, reading oral statement at ACHPR 58th Ordinary Session

58th Ordinary Session of the Africa Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Banjul, The Gambia, 6-20 April 2016 Public Session Item 3: Human Rights Situation in Africa Read by Angelina Seeka of End Impunity  Madame Chairperson, distinguished Commissioners, State Delegates, representatives of NHRIs and NGOs; all protocols respectfully observed. This …

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