The human rights and humanitarian situation all over Sudan continued to deteriorate during the last two weeks. Insecurity and attacks against civilians continue to forcibly displace in in the armed conflict affected regions. Limited relief operations is aggravating the humanitarian situation, mainly in areas of Sudan affected by armed conflicts, such as Darfur, the Nuba Mountains in Southern and Western Kordofan States and in the Blue Nile State. Abuses of civil and political rights and liberties are on the increase all over the country in a systematic pattern.
A. Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
1. Violations of Civil and Political Rights
Violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms continued unabated during the period under review. The main feature of the on-going violations is their link to the public demonstrations against the austerity measures and price hikes announced by the government on 22 September 2013.The peaceful demonstrations, which became violent on some occasions as angry youth groups and school students turned out in masses, were reported intermittently in major towns of Sudan between 23 September and 15 October 2013.
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|>>> Report of the African Union High Level Panel on Darfur, 29 Oct 2009
>>> Report of the Elders’ Mission to Sudan: Bringing Hope, Forging Peace, Nov 2007
>>> Report of the High Level Mission on the Situation of Human Rights in Darfur, March 2007
>>> Report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur, Jan 2005, (English)
>>> Report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur, Jan 2005, (Arabic)
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