Friday , May 26 2017


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

Sudan: Drop all charges and release detainees

TRACKs Director Khalafalla Alafif Mukhtar

National security should stop harassing civil society activists (29 August 2016, Kampala) – Sudanese authorities should drop all charges against 10 activists affiliated with Tracks for Training and Development (TRACKs), a Khartoum-based training organisation, and immediately and unconditionally release three men who have been detained since May 2016 solely for …

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The Wide Application of the Death Penalty in Sudan

DP report photo

(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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Darfur Student at risk of Death Penalty after Unfair Trial

Eastern Nile

(15 July 2016) Darfuri student Mohamed Bagari, convicted of murder, faces the death penalty by hanging after an unfair trial based on a confession he made without legal representation. The case relates to a violent clash in April 2015 between members of the Darfur Students’ Association (DSA) and the Islamic …

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AU: Activists Challenge Attacks on ICC

Video Highlights Problems in AU Approach (6 July 2016) Activists from across Africa clarify misconceptions about the International Criminal Court (ICC) and highlight the need for African governments to support the court in a video released today by 21 African and international nongovernmental organizations. In January 2016, the African Union (AU) gave its Open-Ended …

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Open Letter to Member States of the International Conference on the Greats Lakes Region regarding the ongoing security and humanitarian situation in Sudan


Read the full letter online here. Heads of State and Government International Conference on the Greats Lakes Region c/o Executive Secretariat P.O. Box 7076 Bujumbura-BURUNDI Boulevard du Japon, No 38 By email: 14 June 2016 Your excellencies, We, the undersigned civil society organisations, call on the 6th Ordinary Summit …

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SUDAN: Urgent safety concern for student activists detained incommunicado after Khartoum University protests

University of Khartoum

(Paris-Geneva-Kampala, May 17, 2016) Sudanese authorities should immediately release and guarantee the safety of 12 student activists currently detained incommunicado and without charges by Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) in connection with protests on the University of Khartoum campus, FIDH, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the African …

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