News from Sudan
This report is produced as part of the Sudan Civic Space Monitor and presents a brief on the situation of civic space in the country based on the fundamental pillars of Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Freedom of Association and Assembly, Non-discrimination/Inclusion and Citizen/Political Participation. The report is based on news and information that is captured and published on the Civic Monitor website and analysis provided by Sudanese civil society actors from different backgrounds and areas of expertise.
Five artists from the Arts Groups "Feed" received a 2 months prison sentence and fines of 5000 Sudanese Pounds (each) for a crime of "Public disturbance and breach of public safety".
Prime Minister Dr. Abdullah Hamduk has issued a decision today relieving Mr. Abbas Fadlallah Ali El-Shiekh from the post of Commissioner General of the Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC)
Following a series of roundtables convened on Institutional Legal reforms and one-on-one advocacy meetings held with government and other stakeholders, the government (Ministry of Labor and Social Development) formed a committee to develop a road map for the HAC and Law reform process and oversee its implementation .