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Judicial harassment of women’s and environmental rights defender Khadeeja Aldewaihi.
The African Center for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) has reported on the judicial harassment of women’s and environmental rights defender Khadeeja Aldewaihi.
According to the report - On March 18, 2021, the Cybercrime Prosecutor of Sudan charged Khadeeja Aldewaihi with “publishing false news online” (articles 24 and 25 of the Cybercrimes Act) in relation to a post she had written on Facebook on May 13, 2020 about the resignation of the Minister of Health and the challenges the health sector faces in Sudan.
The report was made to the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) and FIDH.