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27 Feb 2014 description
report REDRESS

London, UK, 25 February 2014 – In an important decision, Africa’s regional human rights treaty body - the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights - held that Sudan is responsible for the arbitrary arrest, detention, torture and ill-treatment of 88 internally displaced persons (IDPs).

11 Sep 2013 description

Excellency,

The undersigned organisations are writing to urge your delegation to ensure that serious and widespread violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in Sudan are adequately addressed by the Human Rights Council during its 24th session.

04 Apr 2012 description
report REDRESS
  1. Introduction

Sudan is yet again undergoing a constitutional review process following the end of the interim period under the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). This process takes place against a legacy of human rights violations, which in no small part are due to a failure of the criminal justice system.

12 Jan 2009 description
report REDRESS

12th January, 2009, London, Khartoum - Distinguished legal experts and human rights organisations today expressed their concerns about current efforts to rush through key legislation without adequate consultation. These reforms, including legislation on national security and the media, have important implications for human rights in Sudan.