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Thematic Reports

Misseriya Land Conflicts: West Kordofan State, 1990-2015

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The land conflicts in Misseriya have existed since the 1990s. The conflicts have been internal i.e. between the clans of the Misseriya tribe and external i.e. between the Misseriya and other tribes. Some of the causes of the conflict include: lack of resources, displacement of people due to land that …

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The Wide Application of the Death Penalty in Sudan

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(August 2016) Contrary to Sudan’s commitments to international human rights standards and its own domestic law, the Government of Sudan continues to implement the death penalty widely. Amnesty International reported that in 2015, Sudan handed down eighteen death sentences and carried out three executions. In 2014, Sudan was reported to …

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ACJPS, FIDH and IRRI submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Sudan 2016

(22 September 2015) On 21 September 2015 the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), and International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) made a stakeholder submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Sudan 2016. The submission details human rights developments in Sudan, including legal …

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Sudan’s Human Rights Crisis: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee

(13 June 2014) Next month the United Nations Human Rights Committee will review Sudan’s progress implementing its obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The Committee will assess, amongst other things, Sudan’s compliance guaranteeing the right to life, the right to be free from torture and …

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