Category Archives: Sudan

Lessons from beyond the mass grave

By Salil Shetty, Secretary General at Amnesty International. It was a haunting discovery: A terrified 11-year-old girl cowering in the corner of a ransacked house three days after her village had been attacked in a horrific act of ethnic cleansing. … Continue reading

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Trapped in an endless cycle of violence – the plight of Darfuri women and girls

By Manar Idriss, Sudan researcher at Amnesty International After spending more than a week this November in eastern Chad, interviewing Darfuri refugees in two different refugee camps, I found myself reflecting on how the latest round of violence in Darfur … Continue reading

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‘It always feels like something is about to explode’ – tension along the Chad/Sudan border

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, in N’Djamena, Chad Tension is building fast along the Chad/Sudan border. The signs of a worsening human rights situation in Sudan’s neighbouring Darfur region have been growing for months, including while we … Continue reading

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‘Will there be hell here also?’ – Darfuris experience endless displacement

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, currently in Goz Beida, eastern Chad “We are safe here in the refugee camp right now. But we believed we were safe every other time we moved to a different village or … Continue reading

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Why monitoring human rights in Sudan still matters

By Khairunissa Dhala, Researcher on Sudan/South Sudan team at Amnesty International Does the human rights situation in Sudan still require a UN-mandated Independent Expert to monitor and report back on developments? That is among the issues to be discussed as … Continue reading

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