Sudan: Abolish immunities for members of the security forces and halt unnecessary use of force against peaceful protestors | Joint statement to UN Human Rights Council

Full .pdf statement See full debate on UN WebTV at 1:45:47 with IBAHRI and LRWC statement at 2:27:54 United Nations Human Rights Council 50th Human Rights Council Session Oral Statement by the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) 50th session of the Human … [Read more...]

Sudan: Continued repression of human rights defenders and impunity for past violations | Statement to the Human Rights Council

Full .pdf statement | See the oral video statement on UN Web TV at 1:28:51 Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 2: Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on the High Commissioner’s Report on the Sudan Date: 15 June 2022 Speaker: Temisan Boyo Oral Statement to the 50th Session … [Read more...]

Sudan: Ensure continued public debates on the human rights situation | Joint letter to member and observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

Full pdf letter (EN) |  Full .pdf letter (FR) To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (Geneva, Switzerland) 19 May 2022 Sudan: Ensure continued public debates on the human rights situation … [Read more...]

LRWC Urges Sudan’s National Investigative Committee to Release Report Regarding Attack on Peaceful Protesters | Oral Statement to the 44th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full debate, Pt. 1 Full debate (continued) LRWC Statement at Chapter 15, 00:22:020 Full PDF Statement (ENG) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10: Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on oral reports of the Sudan & OHCHR (Res. 42/35) Date: 16 July 2020 Speaker: Temisan … [Read more...]

South Sudan: Human Rights Violations and Corporate Accountability in the Report of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan | Oral Statement to the 43rd Session of the UNHRC

Live stream video, Chapter 27, 01:00:12 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Organizations: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 4 Date: 9 March 2020 Speaker: Gabriella Casanova Oral Statement of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch … [Read more...]

Sudan: Continued Arrest and Detention of Peaceful Protesters and Human Rights Defenders | Letter

Full PDF Version LRWC welcomes the government’s recent announcement of the release of 186 detained protesters. However, we note that hundreds remain in detention and news reports indicate that the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) continues to arrest and detain lawyers and human … [Read more...]

Sudan: Unlawful Restriction on Assembly and Protest in Sudan | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Photo Credit: Human Rights Watch Sudan: As protests against the cost of living and the authoritarian government sweep across Sudan, protesters have been killed, injured, arrested and arbitrarily detained by Sudanese police and security forces.. LRWC calls … [Read more...]

Sudan: Immediately Cease Harassment and Intimidation of Adil Mohamed Al-Imam and Noura Hussein’s Legal Defence Team | Letter

Full PDF Version Sudan attempts to shut down public debate and prevent dissemination of information about the Noura Hussein case that has sparked a global cal for 'Justice for Noura'. Restrictions Sudan imposed on Noura Hussein's lawyer contravene international human rights law protections of … [Read more...]

Sudan: Over 50 Critics Released Without Charge

Omar Al Bashir, President of Sudan Photo Credit: Human Rights Watch The government of Sudan released 56 opposition party members and human rights defenders without charge on 10 April 2018. Those released include Omer Yousef El Digair, the chairperson of the Sudanese Congress Party (SCP), … [Read more...]

Sudan: Ensure Legal Treatment and Adequate Remedy for Detention of Mohamed Abdallah El Doma, Saleh Mahmoud and Mohammed Al-Hafiz | Letter

Full PDF Version March 31, 2018 HE Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir Office of the President People’s Palace PO Box 281 Khartoum, Sudan email- Idris Ibrahim Jameel Ministry of Justice PO Box 302, Al Nil Avenue Khartoum, Sudan Email- Gen. … [Read more...]