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Joint NGO Letter to the 42nd session of Human Rights Council on Sudan

In this letter, submitted ahead of the 42nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council, REDRESS and other civil society organisations urge the Council to take action to address serious human rights violations and abuses that have been and continue to be committed in Sudan, and to support systemic… Read More

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Amin Mekki Medani & Farouq Abu Eissa v Sudan

Amin Mekki Medani & Farouq Abu Eissa v Sudan

Dr. Medani and Mr. Eissa were human rights defenders in Sudan who were arrested in December 2014. They were arbitrarily detained for over four months, ill-treated, charged with unsubstantiated offences that carried a punishment of the death penalty and subject to an unfair trial. They were released after charges were… Read More

Torture in Sudan: priorities for change

Torture in Sudan: priorities for change

REDRESS and the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) have issued the following briefing paper to coincide with the ongoing session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, which is taking place from the 24th of April to the 14th of May in Egypt. The… Read More

Torture in Sudan: Justice and Prevention. Priorities for change following the end of al-Bashir regime

REDRESS and the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) have issued this briefing which identifies priority areas for reform on torture in Sudan following the recent removal of Omar al-Bashir as President. It focuses on reparations for victims of torture, ensuring individual accountability and preventing torture in the future. Read More

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Criminalisation of Women in Sudan: A Need for Fundamental Reform

Criminalisation of Women in Sudan: A Need for Fundamental Reform

The report, ‘Criminalisation of Women in Sudan: A Need for Fundamental Reform’, shows how public order laws, designed to protect morality, continue to disproportionately target women, who can face long spells in jail and flogging for infractions such as wearing ‘trousers’. Focusing on Khartoum state, the reports describes the experiences of some… Read More

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