Thursday 20 March 2014 March 17, 2014 (GENEVA) – Members of the UN Human Rights Council have called on Egypt and Sudan to take action to investigate and prosecute human traffickers accused of kidnapping, torturing, and killing Eritrean refugees in the Sinai (...)
Wednesday 12 June 2013 REDRESS
Sudan Law Reform Advocacy Briefing
Welcome to the first issue of the Sudan Law Reform Advocacy Briefing Sudan Law Reform Advocacy Briefing May 2013
This Briefing will be published quarterly to highlight and (...)
Thursday 28 February 2013 February 27, 2013 (NAIROBI) - Sudanese government doctors amputated a man’s right hand and left foot by court order in Khartoum on 14 February, violating international laws prohibiting torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading (...)
Wednesday 19 March 2014 March 15, 2014 (WASHINGTON) – A Sudanese-born torture survivor has called on US president Barack Obama calling to reconsider his administration’s policy on Sudan in light of the recent escalation in violence in Darfur. There are calls (...)
Wednesday 1 May 2013 April 30, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Lakes state’s parliament could soon move to impeach the military caretaker Governor if an election is not held as per the young nation’s constitution, an MP warned the South Sudanese government on Tuesday. Matur (...)
Monday 18 February 2013 February 17, 2013 (RUMBEK) - A 28-year old woman, previously held in Rumbek Central Prison in South Sudan’s Lakes state, has died after a member of the state’s auxiliary force allegedly raped her. Inmates attend classes in Malakal (...)
Monday 17 June 2013 June 16, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Sources in the Lakes state capital Rumbek claim a man was tortured to death on Saturday night in Langcok military prison, while a number of other inmates remain in critical condition suffering from torture (...)
Friday 26 July 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
July 25, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) -The Ethiopian government has suspended issuing work visas to business migrants from Saudi Arabia, according to a source from the Ethiopian ministry of labour and social affairs.
Thursday 2 May 2013 May 1, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Nine young men who have been detained since February in a secret Lakes state military prison were released last weekend after being forced to pay a fine.
Their release comes after 20 young men were also released (...)
Thursday 19 December 2013 December 18, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The opposition National Consensus Forces (NCF), has expressed deep concern and profound sorrow for the physical torture and cruel treatment faced by political detainees and called for bringing them to (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)