News from Sudan
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, issued a statement on the signing of a peace deal between the Transitional Government of Sudan and the majority of the country’s armed groups and welcomed it “as a major step in ending the suffering and human rights violations and abuses inflicted on the Sudanese people over the past decades.”
This report provides an overview of some of the major developments and events (national, regional and international) that have influenced and impacted the observable course of civic space in Sudan during the period April – June 2020. The report is based on a review and analysis of the news alerts published on the “Sudan Civic Space Monitor” as well as analysis provided by Sudanese civil society experts and practitioners from different backgrounds and areas of expertise.
Sudan's military issued a press release in which it indicated it would be proceeding with legal action against activists and journalists who have “insulted” the military.