Sudan - Latest Publications

On 21 September 2016, the final outcome of Sudan's Universal Periodic Review (UPR), that took place on 4 May 2016, was adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC). This consideration was the occasion for UN Member States and civil society organisations to raise their concerns over Sudan's human rights situation, in particular the State's failure to implement the majority of the recommendations accepted during the first cycle of the UPR in 2011.

Sudan: Release of Students Who Were Subjected to Arbitrary Arrest, Incommunicado Detention and Severe Ill-Treatment

Sudan: Release of Two Prominent Members of The Opposition

Sudan - HR Instruments

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

ICCPR: Accessed on 18.03.1986
Optional Protocol: No

State report: Due on 31.07.2017 (5th)
Last concluding observations: 22.07.2014

Convention against Torture (CAT)

CAT: Signed on 04.06.1986
Optional Protocol: No
Art. 20 (Confidential inquiry): No
Art. 22 (Individual communications): No

International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearance (CED)


Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Last review: 05.2011 (1st cycle)
Next review: 2016 (2nd cycle)

National Human Rights Institution (NHRI)

National Commission for Human Rights of Sudan – Not accredited