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Organizations call for a strong monitoring and reporting mandate on Sudan


MagkaSama Team - September 6, 2018
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Organizations call for a strong monitoring and reporting mandate on Sudan

You can read it every week in our news, the already dire situation in Sudan is getting worse.

In a joint letter initiated by the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), the MagkaSama Project and 31 other organizations have issued a call ahead of the 39th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, addressing the serious human rights and humanitarian situation in Sudan.

Here is an excerpt from the joint open letter by the ACJPS:

We write to you in advance of the 39th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to share our serious concerns over the human rights and humanitarian situation in Sudan. We call upon your delegation to support the development and adoption of a strong monitoring and reporting mandate on Sudan under the Council’s agenda item 4. The resolution should mandate a Special Rapporteur to monitor, verify and report on ongoing human rights violations and abuses as well as violations of international humanitarian law, recommend concrete ways to end them, and urge the Government of Sudan to implement the recommendations made to it by UN human rights bodies and mechanisms, including mechanisms mandated by the Council.

You can read the full letter on this page.



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