News from Sudan
The director of the Combating Violence against Women's Unit (a unit in the Ministry of Social Development) was interrogated by the the Prosecutor General of Crimes Against the State, on issues related to sexual violence against women during protests.
Overall civic space remained Repressed and unchanged in Q3 2021 compared to Q2 of 2021.
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.
In a televised broadcast, General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman al-Burhan announced that he was dissolving the Transitional Sovereign Council along with the country's civilian council of ministers, and declaring a nationwide state of emergency.