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Report on Human Rights Situation in Sudan December 16-December 17

Mouli village, West Darfur, January 2016

Since late 2016 and throughout 2017, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) has documented continued abuses against civilians, including internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur. Arbitrary detentions and judicial harassment of peaceful protesters and human rights defenders amidst a campaign of civil …

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Two students reportedly tortured in West Kordofan state

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(6 December 2017) The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies has serious concerns about the physical and psychological well-being of two students who were reportedly subjected to torture by the National Intelligence and Security Services in Babanoosa city, West Kordofan state, whilst in detention from 27-28 November 2017. Sudanese authorities …

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UPDATE: 4 newspapers continue to face post-print censorship as Sudanese authorities repeatedly prevent the distribution of their daily print runs

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(3 December 2017) Officials of the National Intelligence and Security Services have continued to subject newspapers to post-print censorship. Since African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies’ last press release on post-print censorship of 6 newspapers, the NISS has continued to prevent the distribution of daily print runs of 4 newspapers …

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