News from Sudan
Human rights press entities announced that they were boycotting any news and activities of the armed forces for a period of (3) days, and organized a protest sit-in at the Press and Publications Council
Overall civic space remained "Repressed" and unchanged in Q2 2021 compared to Q1 of 2021.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Sudan in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice's National Mechanism for Human Rights (Sudan's newly established National Mechanism for Implementation, Reporting and Follow Up to international and regional human rights mechanisms) has today convened a consultation meeting with civil society organizations on the Sudan National Report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
On Tuesday 3 August, the Council of Ministers approved a draft law on Sudan's accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.