Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Mashood A. Baderin (A/HRC/27/69) (Advance Edited Version)

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Published on 08 Sep 2014 View Original
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Human Rights Council Twenty-seventh session

Agenda item 10

Technical assistance and capacity-building

Summary

Pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 24/28, the present report provides an appraisal of the human rights situation in the Sudan over the period October 2013 to July 2014. It focuses principally on the need to improve the practical protection of human rights in the Sudan and the effective implementation of the recommendations contained in the Independent Expert’s previous report (A/HRC/24/31) presented to the Human Rights Council in September 2013. The present report assesses the implementation of the previous recommendations, outlines the subsisting human rights challenges in the country and highlights a list of communications sent to the Government of the Sudan during the reporting period. The report also identifies technical assistance and capacity-building needs and provides a list of recommendations, addressed to the Government and other stakeholders, necessary for addressing the human rights challenges in the country.