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Press Releases

Surge in censorship in Sudan by security services

(14 February 2014) The past month has seen a surge in government restrictions on the freedom of the media and freedom of expression in Sudan. Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) have prevented the distribution of printed copies of four independent newspapers, and suspended their operation indefinitely. The NISS …

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Concern for safety of two Sudanese activists detained incommunicado

(10 February 2014) The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) is concerned for the safety of two activists detained incommunicado and without charge by Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS). One of the detainees, Taj Aldeen Arjaa, has reportedly been subjected to torture. Neither has been charged …

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Raid on Residents’ Association Meeting in Khartoum Bahri

(3 December 2013) Eight members of a Khartoum residents’ association in Khartoum Bahri have been detained without charge or access to their families or lawyers since Sudanese security services raided one of their meetings on 30 November. Officers of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), armed with Kalashnikov rifles …

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African Commission: Investigate Sudan Killings

Fact-finding Mission Needed Into Deaths, Detention of Protesters  (Kampala, November 1, 2013) — The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) should order a fact-finding mission to investigate the deaths and detention of hundreds of demonstrators, a group of 11 international and African organizations said in a letter made …

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