Sudan: Detentions, Injuries and Killing of Women Protesters

  Starting from January 7, 2018 the Sudanese government has used excessive force to suppress peaceful protests in several cities. Women protesters were subjected to violence during the protests which led to the injury of tow female students in Al Geneina west of Darfur, and the arrest of dozens of women protesters in many cities,…

Sudan: Silencing Women Rights Defenders

Sexual Abuse, Intimidation by Security Forces The Sudanese Women Human Rights Project team has participated in conducting the research of this report inside and outside Sudan. (Nairobi) – Sudanese security forces have used sexual violence, intimidation, and other forms of abuse to silence female human rights defenders across the country, Human Rights Watch said in…

Sudan: Mass Rape by Army in Darfur

UN, AU Should Press for Protection, International Investigation By Human Rights Watch Special Prosecutor for Crimes in Darfur Yasir Ahmed Mohamed (R) and his team talk to women during an investigation into allegations of mass rape in the village of Tabit, in North Darfur, November 20. © 2014 Reuters (New York) – Sudanese army forces…

Sudan: Police Beat, Arrest Female Students

Human Rights Watch Investigate, Prosecute Violence Against Students (Nairobi, October 15, 2014) – Sudanese authorities should investigate reported abuses, including sexual abuse, of female Darfuri students during a government raid on an all-female dormitory, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should release or charge all those remaining in detention. On October 5 and 6,…

Update:  Formal decision  to release the Nuba women detainees 

  The authorities in Al Obied,  in North Kordofan state, issued today formal order to release the Nuba women detainees in Alobied women prison. In early November, 2013, 32 Nuba women were detained in Kadugli and then transferred to Alobied prison in January, 2013. On April, 2013, the authorities released 14 women after they were transferred to Kadugli. And today the order was issued to transfer the remained 18 women and one child to Kadugli to be released from there as they had been arrested in Kadugli in the first place. Background: The Sudanese security in Kadugli the capital of South Kordofan/Nuba mountains state , started arrest campaign against women in Kadugli , the campaign started in early November 2012 where women had been called for investigations in Security offices in Kadugly about their relations to the Sudanese Peoples liberation Movement/ North , which fighting the Sudanese government in the region since June 2011.      

Urgent Action : Jalila Khmis formally charged and face execution

On December 13th, 2012 after 9 months in detention without charges, Jalila Khamis , the Nuba woman activist has been presented to court today, facing serious charges could lead to her execution. Jaila today had been formally charged of undermining the constitutional system which article 50 , and Waging war against the state , under…

Take Action to End violence Against Sudanese Women- Dec9th

Dear All, Sudanese WHRDs project , Arry organization for Human Rights in collaboration with Girifna will start Twitter and Facebook campaign in solidarity with Sudanese women , calling for ending all forms of violence against them. The campaign is taking the opportunity of the 16 days global campaign to end violence against  women, and highlight…

UPDATE : Sudanese WHRDs at Risk after released from detention

During the protests against the Sudanese government austerity measures which  started in June and continued for 2 month , at least 100 WHRDs had been arrested by police and security  , while 12 women had been detained incommunicado for 6-8 weeks for most of them. The Sudanese government released most of the detainees arrested during…