Sunday , February 18 2018


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

Blue Nile: Years in prolonged detention and no hope of justice

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A legal analysis of the events that occurred after the resumption of conflict in Blue Nile in September 2011 Read the full report here. Following the outbreak of conflict in Blue Nile state in September 2011, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) documented hundreds of arbitrary arrests …

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Demolition of church in Khartoum and arrest of two parishioners


(11 May 2017) On 5 May, police attached to the Interior Ministry of Planning and Urban Development, alongside joint forces of the riot police and National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) demolished the Church of Christ in Soba area, Khartoum. The gathering rooms for youth and another for women were …

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“I was electrocuted”: Torture in Sudan from 2011 – 2015

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This report examines the use of torture by Sudanese security agents from 2011 to 2015. Sudanese security agents implicated include the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), National Police Service, the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). Torture is used by security agents for, among other …

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ACJPS Blog: حركة الأفريقانية ….و الإسلام السياسي في غرب إفريقيا ( قامبيا منوذجاً)


Mohamed Badawi is the Monitoring Programme Director at ACJPS. This article was originally published in Albaeed online newspaper بقلم : محمد بدوي أستشرفت دزلة قامبيا في 17 يناير 2017 م تاريخا جديدا بطي صفحة  دكتاتورية الإسلام السياسي  برحيل الرئيس السابق يحيي جامع ، التي إمتدت فترة  حكمة في الفترة من …

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ACJPS Blog: Sudan needs to amend arbitrary detention laws 

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Written by Catherine Komuhangi. Catherine is a human rights lawyer and works as a legal program officer at ACJPS. Sudan is currently conducting a national dialogue that has, among other things, discussed the amendment of the powers of the National Security and Intelligence Service (NISS). Article 151 (3) of the 2005 …

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