Sunday 1 June 2014
June 1, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese foreign ministry denied a statement attributed to its undersecretary Abdallah Alazrag in which he announced that the government will seek to free a woman sentenced to death for apostasy within the (...)
Saturday 31 May 2014
May 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese Council of Churches (SCC) denounced the death penalty against a Christian woman accused of apostasy, describing it as a “clear and direct persecution of Christians in Sudan”.
The SCC, in a statement (...)
Saturday 4 May 2013
May 3, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan will keep capital punishment in place unless amendments are introduced in the country’s constitution, the chief justice said on Friday. South Sudan’s chief justice, Chan Reec Madut (AP)
“The transitional (...)
Monday 2 June 2014
June 1, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese foreign ministry refuted a statement attributed to its undersecretary Abdallah Alazrag in which he announced that the government will seek to free a woman sentenced to death for apostasy within the (...)
Tuesday 3 June 2014
June 2, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) has questioned the mental status of a Christian woman accused of apostasy amid reports that a presidential decree to pardon her will be issued during the week. (...)
Friday 21 June 2013
June 19, 2013 (RUMBEK) - A border security conference attended by top officials from South Sudan’s Lakes, Unity and Warrap states on Wednesday agreed to impose the death penalty on those convicted of cross border cattle raiding. (...)
Thursday 18 December 2014
December 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) has sentenced a military police soldier to death for the murder of another soldier in what was deemed to be an ethnically motivated killing.
Forty other soldiers charged with (...)
Sunday 1 June 2014
May 31, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s apostasy law by which a Christian woman was sentenced to death this month contravenes both the 2005 interim constitution and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) the country (...)
Wednesday 10 April 2013
April 10, 2013 (LONDON) - In 2012 the Sudanese judicial system carried out more executions than any other country in Africa, according to Amnesty International’s annual report into the death penalty. Prisoner at a prison in Bor, Jonglei (...)
Sunday 26 May 2013
May 25, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – A special court in Sudan’s Darfur region has sentenced to death three men who are likely to be hanged, their bodies later crucified and publicly displayed, if the court’s decision is implemented.
The verdict was (...)
Land ownership and conflict of laws in South Sudan 2015-08-01 05:39:05
By Ajo Noel Julious K.
Land in South Sudan is a prickly thing, complicated even further by the confusion associated with legal land ownership. The parallels and discrepancies between provisions (...)
In memoirs of Dr John Garang de Mabior 2015-07-30 06:14:54
By Mabor Maker Dhelbeny
The event of commemorating this day, as a memorial day of our martyrs since 1955 to 2005 was because of the Late Dr John Garang de Mabior. He died in a helicopter plane (...)