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UN Human Rights Council to Review #Sudan at #HRC33

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Tweet to encourage the adoption of a strong resolution (14 September 2016) From 13 September – 30 September 2016, members of the UN Human Rights Council are meeting in Geneva to discuss the human rights situation across the globe. We want to make sure Sudan is at the top of …

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Sudan: Drop all charges and release detainees

TRACKs Director Khalafalla Alafif Mukhtar

National security should stop harassing civil society activists (29 August 2016, Kampala) – Sudanese authorities should drop all charges against 10 activists affiliated with Tracks for Training and Development (TRACKs), a Khartoum-based training organisation, and immediately and unconditionally release three men who have been detained since May 2016 solely for …

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Darfur Student at risk of Death Penalty after Unfair Trial

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(15 July 2016) Darfuri student Mohamed Bagari, convicted of murder, faces the death penalty by hanging after an unfair trial based on a confession he made without legal representation. The case relates to a violent clash in April 2015 between members of the Darfur Students’ Association (DSA) and the Islamic …

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AU: Activists Challenge Attacks on ICC

Video Highlights Problems in AU Approach (6 July 2016) Activists from across Africa clarify misconceptions about the International Criminal Court (ICC) and highlight the need for African governments to support the court in a video released today by 21 African and international nongovernmental organizations. In January 2016, the African Union (AU) gave its Open-Ended …

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Open Letter to Member States of the International Conference on the Greats Lakes Region regarding the ongoing security and humanitarian situation in Sudan

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Read the full letter online here. Heads of State and Government International Conference on the Greats Lakes Region c/o Executive Secretariat P.O. Box 7076 Bujumbura-BURUNDI Boulevard du Japon, No 38 By email: secretariat@icglr.org 14 June 2016 Your excellencies, We, the undersigned civil society organisations, call on the 6th Ordinary Summit …

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