News from Sudan
SUDIA (Sudanese Development Initiative) is launching this nationwide experience-based survey, which is designed to collect data and information about the experiences of civil society organizations and other stakeholders regarding the civic space in Sudan.
Overall civic space remained REPRESSED but also declined across all the four pillars of civic space. Rights of Association and Assembly continue to lead the decline in civic space followed by Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Citizen Participation and Non-Discrimination/Inclusion.
The security authorities confronted the (peaceful coexistence) processions called for by the resistance committees in Khartoum, with excessive violence and arrests.
The Kassala State government issued a decision to impose a curfew on roads and public places in the state.
The authorities in Khartoum closed the bridges linking its main cities, hours before the demonstrations called by the resistance committees.