News from Sudan
At the 32nd special session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights implications of the ongoing situation in the Sudan, the Council adopted Resolution A/HRC/S-32/L.1 in which it condemned in the strongest possible terms the military takeover on 25 October 2021 by the Sudanese military against the Transitional Government and called for the immediate restoration of the civilian-led Transitional Government.
The Ministry of Justice, in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, organized a workshop on the draft law of the Human Rights Commission at Al-Salam Hotel. Maulana Omar Muhammad Ahmad Al Dhurair, a legal advisor at the Executive Office of the Ministry of Justice, said that this workshop seeks to discuss the draft law of the human rights commission - one of the commissions stipulated in the constitutional document.
The National Commission for Human Rights issued a statement condemning an incident in which two young women and a lawyer were arrested and subjected to violence by the police in Khartoum.
A member of the armed forces dressed in civilian clothing abducted journalist Etaf Al-Tom from his home in Khartoum and took him - blindfolded to an unknown location.
A member of the Rapid Support Forces arrested two of the Umbada Resistance Committee members, west of capital Khartoum, after they chanted slogans against the Vice-President of the Sovereignty Council, Commander-in-Chief of Rapid Support Forces, Muhammad Hamdan Dagali (aka Hemetti), during a visit to the area.