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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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Sudan Human Rights Monitor: Issue 28

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This issue of the Sudan Human Rights Monitor covers March-April 2016. The issue provides a detailed account of human rights violations documented by the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) during that period. It discusses the following: absence of justice for the victims of the September 2013 protests; …

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The Reality is Very Dark: The Right to Freedom of Expression in Sudan

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The right to freedom of expression in Sudan has deteriorated rapidly in recent years. The Government of Sudan has increased the use of its security apparatus, particularly the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), to conduct censorship of information deemed to be critical of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) …

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UPDATE: Female human rights defender joins individuals detained incommunicado following Sudan’s civil disobedience campaign; whereabouts of detainee still unknown


(16 January 2017) The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) is currently aware of seventeen detainees currently held incommunicado by the Government of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS). In particular, there are serious concerns regarding the well-being and treatment of human rights defender Tasneem Ahmed Taha …

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