African Commission: Investigate Sudan Killings Fact-finding Mission Needed Into Deaths, Detention of Protesters


Published: 1 Nov 2013

(Kampala, November 1, 2013) — The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) should order a fact-finding mission to investigate the deaths and detention of hundreds of demonstrators, a group of 11 international and African organizations said in a letter made public today.  The organizations called on the African Commission to send a fact-finding mission to investigate human rights abuses in Sudan since demonstrations began on September 23, 2013. At least 170 protesters have died, 15 of them children, and more than 800 others have been detained.

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Programmes: Resolving Displacement, Accountability
Regions: North and Horn of Africa, Sudan
Type: Library, Press Release