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ACJPS regularly produces a range of high quality, evidence-based publications.

Sudan: Despite Pledge, Many Political Prisoners Remain

Charge or Release All Detainees, Reform Repressive Security Laws (Nairobi, April 22, 2013) – Sudan has released 24 civilian political prisoners following president Omar al-Bashir’s recent pledge to “free all political detainees,” but at least 100 remain, Human Rights Watch, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies, and the …

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Sudan: No space for free expression

(11 April 2013) On the occasion of the 53rd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) taking place on 9-23 April 2013, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) and Journalists for Human Rights (JHR-Sudan) are appealing to ACHPR Commissioners to urgently respond to the sharp deterioration …

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Three men sentenced to amputation following unfair trial in Darfur

UPDATE: On 28 November 2013, the North Darfur Appeal Court overturned the amputation sentence of the three men under article 173 (penalty of capital theft when the hud is remitted) of the 1991 Sudanese Penal Code, which allows for hudud penalties to be remitted in capital theft cases where extenuating circumstances, …

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Sudan Human Rights Monitor Issue 20

The feature article of this issue of the Sudan Human Rights Monitor gives an overview of the ‘New Dawn’ document signed in Kampala, Uganda by members of Sudan’s political opposition coalition, the National Consensus Forces, and rebel alliance, the Sudan Revolutionary Forces. The ‘New Dawn’ document affirms the validity of either peaceful …

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Sudan: Doctors Perform Amputations for Courts

(Nairobi, February 27, 2013) Credible sources in Sudan have reported that government doctors amputated a man’s right hand and left foot by court order in Khartoum on February 14, 2013, in violation of the absolute prohibition on torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishments, four human rights groups said today. The African Centre for …

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