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Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan (A/HRC/45/53) [EN/AR]

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Human Rights Council Forty-fifth session 14 September–2 October 2020 Agenda item 10 Technical assistance and capacity building

Situation of human rights in the Sudan

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In its resolution 42/35, the Human Rights Council decided to renew the mandate of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, for a period of one year, while recognizing the intention to phase out the mandate of the Independent Expert in accordance with Council resolution 39/22. The present report covers the period from 27 September 2019 to 16 July 2020. The report is based on remote consultations and information made available to the Independent Expert by the Government of the Sudan and by other sources, including civil society organizations working in the Sudan. In the report, the Independent Expert analyses the situation of human rights in the Sudan; outlines recent developments and the continuing human rights challenges in the country; assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the previous reports of the Independent Expert; and provides recommendations, addressed to the Government and other stakeholders, that are necessary for improving the situation of human rights in the country.