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…

Free Jalila Khamis

Dear Freinds, Jalila Khamis is detained for 8 month and face death sentence for speaking about the war in Nuba mountains in Sudan , help us free Jalila and save her life . Jalia khamis is a45 years old mother of 5 , a teacher and a Nuba women human rights defender , she had…

Urgent Action Journalist and WHRD detained and at risk of torture

The Sudanese National Security arrested in October 29th , 2012 the journalist Somaya Hendousa , confirmed her family members . Somaya called her sister screaming  : “ let me tell my family” , at the afternoon of October 29th when she went to the super market , since then she went missing and her whereabouts…

An Idealist on Death Row

BY CHRISTIAN CARYL | OCTOBER 3, 2012 – originally published on Foreign Policy Why the desperate fate of a little-known Sudanese human rights activists poses some fundamental questions about what it means to be human. You’ve probably never heard of Jalila Khamis Koko. As for me, I’ve only read about her. But it’s quite clear…

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…

3 Sudanese WHRD’S in detention for 45 days without charges

Rashida Shams Aldain was detained on June 20, after she had been participating in a demo in Amarat area in Khartoum. Rashida is well known human rights activist and member of Grifna movement , she had been denied any access to her family except of 8 minutes visit as her sister confirmed .  10 WHRD’S…

In Sudan: Women Made Revolutions

Sudanese Woman Activist 3 Jul 2012On 16 June 2012, dozens of young women in Khartoum University’s dorms started chanting loudly, “No to High prices”. As a result of the government’s austerity measures, the costs of meals and transportation became unbearable for female students. “The police cracked down on the dorms, fired tear gas, and beat…