Advocacy / Sudan
Sudan: Urgently convene a special session of the Human Rights Council and establish an investigative mechanism
MENA Rights Group joined 90+ organisations in urging Member States of the UN Human Rights Council to convene a special session and establish an investigative mechanism to address the human rights crisis and conflict in Sudan.
More than 60 civil society organisations, individuals and Sudanese actors call on the Transitional Sovereign Council of Sudan to transfer without delay former president Omar al-Bashir, Ahmed Haroun, and Abdel Raheem Muhammed Hussein to the International Criminal Court.
NGOs encourage Sudan's transitional government to promptly proceed with ratification of UNCAT and ICPPED
In a joint letter sent on December 3, 2020, MENA Rights Group and over 20 other organisations urged the Sudanese government to swiftly ratify both the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT) and the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances (ICPPED). In October 2020, Sudan's Council of Ministers had taken a first promising step towards turning the page on decades of human rights violations by approving the Conventions' ratification.
30 civil society organisation call for urgent UN Security Council action to prevent further bloodshed in Sudan
To the UN Security Council 11 June 2019 RE: Appealing for Urgent Intervention to Prevent further Bloodshed in Sudan The undersigned, 30 civil society organisations from around the world, are writing to you at a critical time, the fate of the Sudanese people hangs in the balance and bold leadership is needed to prevent further violence and support those seeking democratic change in Sudan.
Killings of Peaceful Sudanese Democracy Protesters Demand Accountability - Urgent International Action Needed to Prevent Further Violence
The attack on peaceful democracy protesters in Khartoum that began on June 3 that has reportedly seen the killing of at least 100 people and hundreds more injured demands a strong international response to immediately stop such attacks and ensure accountability for this and other violence in response to peaceful protests.
Civil society call on Human Rights Council to dispatch an independent international fact-finding mission to establish the facts and circumstances of alleged human rights abuses committed in Sudan.