Monday 11 February 2013
February 11, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s vice-president, Riek Machar, has called on the religious institutions in the 19-month-old country to promote education in their respective organisations.
He also reiterated his government’s (...)
Friday 8 February 2013
February 7, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The secretary general of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N), Yasir Arman, has cautioned against Islamist movements saying they represent a threat to African diversity and called for the (...)
Wednesday 28 August 2013
August 27, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - A national conference aimed at promoting peaceful co-existence and tolerance among religious groups in Ethiopia kicked off on Tuesday in the capital, Addis Ababa.
The conference, organised by the (...)
Wednesday 14 May 2014
May 14, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – A 27-year-old Christian mother-of-one from Sudan is facing a possible death sentence unless she renounces her faith after being convicted on charges of adultery and apostasy.
Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, who is eight (...)
Friday 1 February 2013
January 31, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The head of the Al-Wasat Islamic party, Youssef al-Koda, on Thursday joined the controversial New Dawn charter signed earlier this month in Uganda by Sudanese opposition parties and rebel groups battling (...)
Tuesday 24 June 2014
June 23, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – A court of appeal in Khartoum cancelled a death sentence issued last month against Meriam Ibrahim for apostasy, the official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported on Monday. An image taken from an undated video (...)
Thursday 24 July 2014
June 24, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese Christian woman who was spared the death penalty after her conviction for apostasy was quashed, has safely arrived in Rome.
Meriam Ibrahim was accompanied by her family and Italy’s deputy minister (...)
Wednesday 3 June 2015
African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies Two South Sudanese Pastors face death penalty for voicing opposition to corruption scandal at Khartoum Bahri Church
(2 June 2015) Two South Sudanese pastors are currently on trial in (...)
Thursday 24 July 2014
July 24, 2014 (STRASBOURG) – The European parliament has passed a resolution on the case of Sudan’s Meriam Yahia Ibrahim condemning her “degrading and inhumane” treatment and calling for urgent legal reforms that protect fundamental human (...)
Wednesday 17 July 2013
July 16, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - Authorities in Addis Ababa have arrested dozens of members and supporters of the Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ) party, an Ethiopian opposition group, locally known as Andnet.
The arrests were made (...)