Home | News    Saturday 11 January 2014

Sudan approves judicial cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

January 10, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese parliament on Wednesday has unanimously ratified an agreement for judicial cooperation with Saudi Arabia which gives nationals of the two countries access to courts where they reside.

JPEG - 61 kb
Building of the Supreme Court in Khartoum (photo Elaph)

The agreement, which is comprised of 28 articles, gives thousands of Sudanese nationals detained in Saudi Arabia equal litigation rights before Saudi courts besides the right for filing charges against any Saudi party, and summoning witnesses from both countries. The agreement also secures the same rights for Saudi nationals in Sudan.

The Sudanese justice minister, Muhamed Bushara Dousa, announced the agreement went into effect, saying that Sudanese embassy in Saudi Arabia was informed to notify the Saudi justice minister to begin implementing litigation procedures for Sudanese detainees.

Dousa disclosed the agreement provided for the cancellation of judicial fees on litigation requests between the two countries besides directly addressing the other country through concerned parties in the Ministry of Justice in order to avoid bureaucratic procedures.

He further affirmed ensuring rights of Sudanese nationals in Saudi Arabia, saying that their remittances wouldn’t be affected by the implementation of the final rulings issued by the judicial authorities in another country.

Sudanese workers abroad especially in the Arab Gulf countries are one of the main sources of hard currency through their remittances they send to their families.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Call for the release of S. Sudanese arbitrarily detained by national security services in Juba 2016-12-07 07:54:53 By Bangasi Joseph Bakosoro On 22 December 2015, at around 12pm, I received a call from the National Security Service (NSS) summoning me to their headquarters for a meeting. I drove to the office (...)

Holding accountable those enabling genocide in Sudan 2016-12-05 05:30:49 Eric Reeves As grim genocide by attrition in Darfur is set to enter its fifteenth year, as Khartoum’s claim of a purely nominal “cease-fire” in South Kordofan is belied by repeated reports of Sudan (...)

Sudan’s Civil Disobedience, a model for political change 2016-12-04 05:23:21 by Mahmoud A. Suleiman According to Gene Sharp of Albert Einstein Institution in his masterpiece book from Dictatorship to Democracy, he quoted Civil Disobedience among the 198 Methods of (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Conspiracy, rumour mongering and power struggle behind alleged case of corruption in president’s office 2016-12-05 05:36:45 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4 December, 2016 Legal Watch Associates South Sudan has been following up the alleged case of corruption in the Office of the Pesident. The case involved 16 people from (...)

Amnesty urges to investigate chemical weapons Sudan’s Jebel Marra 2016-10-12 12:52:01 Sudan: International chemical weapons investigation urgently needed into horrific Jebel Marra attacksAMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWSFLASH 11 October 2016 Sudan: International chemical weapons (...)

UNAMID JSR’s statement read to the media on peace in Darfur 2016-10-10 20:57:56 African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur Though the region of Darfur is relatively peaceful at this time, a small portion of Jebel Marra within Darfur continues to be intermittently (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2016 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.