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Open letter concerning the arbitrary arrest and incommunicado detentions of Dr Amin Mekki Medani, Mr Farouq Abu Eissa, and Dr Farah Ibrahim Mohamed Alagar

19 December 2014 To:  AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS: SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, MS REINE ALAPINI-GANSOU; SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION, MS FAITH PANSY TLAKULA; COMMISSIONER ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN SUDAN, MR LAWRENCE MUTE UNITED NATIONS: SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE SITUATION OF …

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Sudan: Arrest of the President of the Sudan Human Rights Monitor (SHRM)

(7 December 2014) Paris-Geneva-Kampala. The Sudanese authorities must release immediately Dr. Amin Mekki Medani, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, an FIDH-OMCT joint programme, and the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) said today. The health and physical integrity of the human rights defender must be guaranteed …

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South Sudan: Neighbors Should Press UN for Arms Embargo

Regional Group Should Call for Halt to Weapons Flow (Juba, November 5, 2014) – South Sudan’s neighbors should urgently call for the United Nations Security Council to establish an arms embargo to stem gruesome violations in the country’s devastating conflict, more than 50 South Sudanese and international human rights and …

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