The Ordeal of Muslim Mosques in Sudan: Between Political Occupation and War Targets

After the outbreak of war on April 15, 2023, mosques became legitimate targets for warring parties. Shelling targeted numerous Muslim imams who supported the cessation of war, leading to arrests. In Khartoum State alone, at least 12 mosques were shelled. Similar incidents occurred in El Geneina of West Darfur and El Fasher of North Darfur. On June 23, 2024, the RSF targeted the Altijania Sufi mosque in the Eltigania neighborhood of El Fasher, where residents had taken shelter.

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Sudan War: Hundreds killed, several others injured and massive destruction of property in Khartoum State

Airstrikes, bombing, and shelling intensify as the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) continue to engage the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). During the month of September 2023, residents of Khartoum State witnessed some of the most intense gunfights between the warring parties.

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Sudan War: A surge of unwanted pregnancies as a result of sexual violence

The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) previously documented incidents where fourteen women and girls from both Kalma and Utash IDP Camps in South Darfur State were sexually violated. A follow-up with the victims indicated that six of them got pregnant due to failure to get medical attention. Three other victims; two from Kalma and one from Utash camp got abortions.

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Sudan: Extend the Fact-Finding Mission’s mandate

A letter to the Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (Geneva, Switzerland)

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ORAL STATEMENT ON WOMEN AND GIRLS IN THE REPUBLIC OF SUDAN

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) and the Sudanese Human Rights Monitor (SHRM), wish to draw your attention to the dire and precarious situation of women and girls in Sudan.

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Sudanese and international civil society organizations’ recommendations ahead of the African Commission for Human Rights and People 79th Session

Ahead of the 79th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, as Sudanese and international civil society organizations, we express our deepest concerns regarding the grave and recurring violations of human rights committed by all parties in Sudan

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One Year into War, Human Rights Violations Continue in Sudanese community.

The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), documents this report to update the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) at its 79th Ordinary Session on the ongoing violations of human rights in Sudan. ACJPS is a non-profit, non-governmental organization working to monitor and promote respect for human rights and legal reform in Sudan.

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CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN SOUTH KORDOFAN STATE

In this release, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) has documented incidents of attacks and human rights violations against the residents of South Kordofan State.

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A Report on Enforced Disappearances: One Year into Sudan War

This report was compiled by observers affiliated with the Sudanese Group for Victims of Enforced Disappearance, drawing data from credible sources. Whereas observers established direct communication with certain victims' families and conducted interviews with survivors of enforced disappearance. The report encompasses the period from April 15, 2023, to April 15, 2024, marking a full year since the onset of the Sudan War. It extends its coverage to multiple states where instances of enforced disappearance were reported, indicating an expanded scope of observation. Furthermore, the report also tracked cases involving individuals with mental disorders who were forcibly disappeared, totalling 11 persons.

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Sudan War: The continued targeting of human rights defenders and activists by security forces

ACJPS condemns the continued targeting of human rights defenders for their work in Sudan. In this release ACJPS has documented incidents where HRDs have been arrested for their work by security forces.

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Central Sudan: Residents of Aljazeera State suffer at the hands of RSF and allied militia

Aljazeera state remained relatively peaceful until December 2023 when residents reported incidents of violations by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and allied militia. The situation has since made a turn for the worse.

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West Darfur: Twelve people killed following a conflict between RSF affiliates over a looted vehicle in Forbraga Town

ACJPS is deeply concerned about the escalating insecurity in Darfur state amidst the ongoing armed conflict in Sudan. We call upon the Sudanese authorities to launch an impartial investigation into the incident between RSF allied militia groups in a Market in Forbraga town, West Darfur state that resulted in the death of 12 Sudanese citizens.

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