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Official complains to visiting UN expert against human rights reports on Sudan

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10 June, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The newly-appointed United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Mashood Baderin, arrived in the capital Khartoum on Sunday and held meetings with government officials who criticized reports of international human rights groups on Sudan.

UNOHCHR newly appointed independent expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan Mashood Adebayo BaderinBaderin, a Nigerian, is mandated by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to provide technical assistance and capacity-building to aid Sudan in fulfilling its human rights obligations.

In his first visit to Sudan since being appointed earlier year, Baderin held meetings with the country’s Justice Minister Mohamed Bushara Dosa and undersecretary of the foreign ministry Rahmt Allah Mohammed Osman.

Dosa told reporters that his meeting with the UN expert had discussed the situations of human rights in Sudan as well as recommendations to improve them through long and short term programs.

The UN official’s visit follows announcements by Sudan’s state-owned Consultative Council of Human Rights (CCHR) that the country is planning to change strategy at UNHRC’s session in order to counter allegations of abuses raised by international quarters.

The Justice Minister also announced that the CCHR had concluded a study on human rights, and press freedoms in order to submit it to Baderin during his visit. Dosa added that the government is willing to cooperate with the UN expert. He also said that they had confirmed to Baderin that Sudan is “interested in observing human rights from an Islamic perspective.”

Meanwhile, the ministry’s undersecretary said that he told the visiting UN expert that the reports produced by foreign organizations on the human rights situation in Sudan “do not reflect the reality on the ground”

Osman said that the human rights situation in the country’s western region of Darfur had witnessed “great progress”

The meeting between the UN expert and foreign ministry officials also discussed preparations for a technical assistance and capacity building conference due to be held in Khartoum this week. The conference aims to produce a roadmap for supporting Sudan in the field of human rights and will be attended by a number of human rights groups.

Baderin is expected to present his findings and recommendations to the UN Human Rights Council in September 2012.

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  • 11 June 2012 11:10, by SEE ME

    "Osman said that the human rights situation in the country’s western region of Darfur had witnessed “great progress”"

    WHat about?
    The rebels intercept or attack the different patrols carried out by the peacekeepers to protect civilians in the isolated areas and Darfur camps or to escort humanitarian assistance .

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    • 11 June 2012 11:35, by zulu

      SEE,
      You Janjaweed seem to like this report because your father,mother,sister are not raped, tortured, imprisoned. the sheer insistance by your masters, the NCP, on its prestined human rights record has the world topsyturvey. rebels are unity strongly on the frontlines that will shift northward to cutoff supplies. they are coming at yh now

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      • 11 June 2012 11:52, by SEE ME

        zulu

        I have all the respect to all DARFURIANS including the rebels.

        We DARFURIANS will never go for RAPING and ABDUCTION of women.
        But we are worriors and that is main part of our culture excluding FUR, MASALEET and DAJO whom are peaceful tribes.

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        • 11 June 2012 21:47, by zulu

          Man, documents and evidence are being collected to further acssertain the NCP regime is brought to book. Pressure is mounting with horific pictures taken in 2010 in Darfur of burnt people, mostly children and women from the black Darufuris. This is pathetic genocide of which you should condemn.

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    • 11 June 2012 12:26, by Johndumo14

      The world have selected another corrupt Un official mr Baderin,from a corrupt country Nigerian to a corrupt country Sudan, he is mandated by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to provide technical assistance and capacity-building to aid Sudan in fulfilling its human rights obligations. Sending a thief to catch a thief.Do you know what is happening in Nigeria? Are there no good UN official EU.

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      • 11 June 2012 12:34, by SEE ME

        Johndumo14

        As an African I want NIGERIA to become #6th permanent member of UNSC.

        AFRICA must not be degraded while we are more than USA, UK and FRANCE.

        PLS be away from "Divide & Rule" which is planned by them.

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    • 11 June 2012 12:48, by mathem jech amer

      SEE ME

      "interested in observing human rights from an Islamic perspective.”

      Servants of Islam and lovers of sins. Do you guys think the islamic laws you are using against people is useful to the nation?

      You will die as islamic forever with no gain.

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      • 11 June 2012 12:57, by SEE ME

        mathem jech amer

        I do request you to become muslim and comply with what JESUS has prepared for before the "DAY of JUDGEMENT".

        This is my hnoest request for you as we are grand sons of ADAM & EVE.

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    • 12 June 2012 05:35, by Panthouandbeyond

      Hey you two, Jalaby and Mr. ghost "SEE ME"

      This is Crazy Salah Al-Deen not Gazy Salah Al-Deen. Do not support him at all, he may kill more Darfurians than Albashir whos almost gone from the power. Thanks

      Panthou

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      • 12 June 2012 07:17, by SEE ME

        Panthouandbeyond

        You called him Dr "Crazy" Salah Al-Deen because is crazy for restoring EQUAL CIVIL RIGHTS for all Sudanese peoples and then implementing ISLAMIC rules and RULE of LAW.

        Iam crazy too for that before my death.

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      • 12 June 2012 07:18, by SEE ME

        Panthouandbeyond

        You better investigate before throwing your words.

        Dr Crazy Salah Al-Deen is polite, modest, strong believer in ALLAH, OPEN MINEDED AFRICAN, Strong believer in HUMAN RIGHTS..and the struggler for EQUAL CIVIL RIGHTS in SUDAN.

        Dr Crazy Salah Al-Deen; ALL who married his sisters are black African muslisms and some of them are DARFURIANS

        Crazy is more DARFURIAN than ABDULWAHID

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  • 11 June 2012 12:02, by abraham

    Ahahahah Sudan is going to observes human rights base on Islamic teachings... Ahahahahaha....that mean the opposite. There is nothing about human rights in Islam. Islam is a known abuser of human rights. LOL this people in khartuom are real survivalist

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    • 11 June 2012 12:24, by SEE ME

      abraham

      PLS read about what is written by Michael H. Hart about the:
      Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History

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      • 12 June 2012 05:40, by Panthouandbeyond

        Hey you two, Jalaby and Mr. ghost "SEE ME"

        DO NOT claim yourself as an Arab. NO ARAB in Sudan. Are you black Arab? Sorry, you make me vomit.

        This is Crazy Salah Al-Deen not Gazy Salah Al-Deen. Do not support him at all, he may kill more Darfurians than Albashir whos almost gone from the power. Thanks

        Panthou

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  • 11 June 2012 16:16, by SEE ME

    101. The fact that the Janjaweed are described as Arab militias does not imply that all Arabs are fighting-on the side of the Janjaweed. In fact, the Commission found that many Arabs in Darfur are opposed to the-Janjaweed, and some Arabs are fighting with the rebels, such as certain Arab commanders and their men from the Misseriya and Rizeigat tribes. ...

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    • 11 June 2012 16:17, by SEE ME

      ...At the same time, many non-Arabs are supporting the-Government and serving in its army. Thus, the term “Janjaweed” referred to by victims in Darfur certainly-does not mean “Arabs” in general, but rather Arab militias raiding their villages and committing other-violations.

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  • 11 June 2012 16:19, by SEE ME

    WHY AFRICAN DARFURIANS-ARE CALLED REBELS WHILE-ARAB DARFURIANS ARE NICKNAMED BY JANJAWEED AND/OR MILITIA ????

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  • 11 June 2012 16:20, by SEE ME

    FIRST, DARFURIANS MUST STOP KILLING EACH OTHER,-SECONDLY, THEY MUST UNITE BEFORE OPENING THE SKIES OF THE FUTURE

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  • 11 June 2012 16:21, by SEE ME

    GOVERNMENT OF SUDAN (GOS) IS NOT THE MAIN CAUSE OF OUR CONFLICTS IN THE GREATER DARFUR.—THE OUTSIDERS ARE THE REFUELERS !!!!

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  • 11 June 2012 16:28, by SEE ME

    DARFURIANS ARE SCAPE GOATS FOR THE NEW COLONIZATION OF AFRICA

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  • 12 June 2012 02:03, by Akol Liai Mager

    You must seek for an awareness session from Dr Ali Al-Haj Mohammad about Darfur’s problem. Also, it will be beneficial for you to look for, and obtain a book call "John Garang Speaks"written by Dr Mansour Khalid. You will find all the reasons and answers for why African Sudanese including Darfurians have opted armed struggle to recover their confisicated rights.

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