Sudan: One step forward, many steps back


Sudan ratified the African Charter on Human and Peoples’
Rights (ACHPR) on 18 February 1986. The Sudanese
government is therefore under the obligation to respect and
protect the internationally recognized human rights contained
therein. The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
and the Sudan Organization Against Torture (SOAT), its
member organization in Sudan, present hereby an alternative
report to the Government report before the African
Commission of Human and Peoples’ Rights. This report
highlights, article by article of the ACHPR, the violations of
human rights committed by the authorities.

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