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…

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.      

Update : Journalist and WHRD hair shaved and tortured

  Somaya Hendousa founded dumped in slums east of Khartoum , severely tortured and her hair shaved confirmed resources close to her family . Hendousa family are in shock after what happened to her and starting police report against NISS member had been threatening Hendousa after she returned to Sudan last week. The resources confirmed…

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…