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"If We Return, We Will Be Killed": Consolidation of Ethnic Cleansing in Darfur, Sudan [English]. 2004
This report documents and analyzes the continuing violence by all parties to the conflict, obstacles to return and to the reversal of ethnic cleansing, the government’s efforts to end impunity and the international community’s response so far to the ongoing human rights crisis in Darfur.
 
Addressing Crimes Against Humanity and " Ethnic Cleansing" in Darfur, Sudan [English].
This is a Human Rights Watch Briefing Paper to the United Nations Security Council on the crisis of ethnic cleansing that has destroyed the lives of thousands in Darfur. It reports on the many racial crimes committed by the Janjaweed militias, their connection with the government and the famine, torture, and climbing death toll that have resulted from the crisis.
 
Amnesty International - Human Rights in Sudan [English][Arabic][French].
 
Annual Human Rights Report [English]. 2002
This report provides an update on the situation in Darfur for the period of March 2001 through March 2002. It discusses the various human rights abuses that took place, focusing on: torture, freedom of expression, persecution of journalists and students, abuse of women, arrest and detention of opposition leaders and political activists, and the crack down on human rights defenders and lawyers that have resulted from the civil war and tribal conflict in Darfur.
 
Background Paper on Refugees and Asylum Seekers from Sudan [English]. 1997
This paper provides a statistical overview of refugees and asylum-seekers in Western Europe and North America in general and of Sudanese refugees and asylum-seekers in particular. It is based on official government statistics provided to UNHCR.
 
Background Paper on Refugees and Asylum Seekers from Sudan [English]. 2000
This paper provides a statistical overview of refugees and asylum-seekers in Western Europe and North America in general and of Sudanese refugees and asylum-seekers in particular. It is based on official government statistics provided to UNHCR.
 
Children in Sudan: Slaves, Street Children and Child Soldiers [English]. 1995
The children of Sudan, north and south, have been denied their basic rights by all parties to the conflict, and by the government of Sudan even in areas such as Khartoum where there is no war. Many who are considered street children, mostly southerners and Nuba, are removed from their families without notice. This report details violations of children’s rights in Sudan and provides recommendations to help improve the situation.
 
Country Report on the Human Rights Situation in Sudan [English]. 2004
This report contains information and findings of that are based on information collected and verified by Sudanese Organization against Torture's human rights monitors, in the fields in different parts of Sudan, between March 2003 and March 2004.
 
Darfur - The Tragedy Continues: An Update on the Situation of Human Rights in Darfur [English]. 2004
This report provides an update on the situation in Darfur for the period of April through November 2004. It discusses the various human rights violations including the mass killings, rape, displacement and torture that have resulted from the political unrest in Darfur and provides recommendations for improving the situation.
 
Darfur Destroyed: Ethnic Cleansing by Government and Militia Forces in Western Sudan [English]. 2004
Human Rights Watch (HRW) spent twenty-five days in and on the edges of West Darfur, documenting abuses in rural areas that were previously well-populated with Masalit and Fur farmers. Since August 2003, wide swathes of their homelands, among the most fertile in the region, have been burned and depopulated. This report documents the findings and recommendations of HRW for the case of West Darfur.
 
Darfur in Flames: Atrocities in Western Sudan [English][French]. 2004
This report is based on a three-week Human Rights Watch research trip to Chad in February and March 2004. Militias backed by the government of Sudan are committing crimes against humanity in Darfur, western Sudan, in response to a year-long insurgency. The past three months of escalating violence threaten to turn the current human rights and humanitarian crisis into a man-made famine and humanitarian catastrophe.
 
Empty Promises? Continuing Abuses in Darfur, Sudan [English]. 2004
This report documents and analyzes the ongoing violence and the government’s claims of progress to address the human rights crisis in Darfur in more detail based on recent Human Rights Watch research in Chad and Darfur.
 
Entrenching Impunity: Government Responsibility for International Crimes in Darfur [English][Arabic]. 2005
This report examines the legal responsibility of senior and mid-level civilian and military officials for serious international crimes committed in Darfur. It looks at how the Sudanese leadership in Khartoum has used the security forces and informal networks of political and ethnic groups to implement a policy of crimes against humanity and war crimes against civilians of the same ethnicity as rebel groups.
 
Human Rights Report on Darfur May 2004 - October 2004 [English]. 2004
This report identifies significant human rights issues and violations in Darfur, drawing on events through May 2004 – October 2004. It provides statistical information on the damage that has resulted from the conflict in Darfur along with recommendations to improve this situation.
 
Human Rights Situation in Sudan [English]. 2001
This report provides an update on the situation in Darfur for the period of March 2000 through March 2001. It discusses the various human rights abuses that took place, focusing on: torture, freedom of expression, persecution of students, abuse of women, and the crack down on human rights defenders that have resulted from the political unrest and corruption in Darfur.
 
Human Rights Situation in Sudan: Progress or Tactical Tricks? [English]. 2000
This report provides an update on the situation in Darfur for the period of March 1999 through March 2000. It discusses the various human rights violations that took place, focusing on: torture, freedom of expression, persecution of students, abuse of women, and the crack down on human rights defenders that have resulted from the political unrest in Darfur.
 
Human Rights Watch: Sudan [English][Arabic][French].
 
National and International Remedies for Torture: A Handbook for Sudanese Lawyers [English][Arabic]. 2005
This handbook suggests a series of practical ways in which lawyers and others may meet the numerous challenges within the local justice system to access civil and criminal remedies, including legal and practical obstacles in the investigation and prosecution of torture cases and other legal impediments to the resolution of torture cases.
 
Race, Discrimination, Slavery and Citizenship in the Afro-Arab Borderlands: with Particular Reference to the Sudan [English]. 2001
This paper attempts to historically trace and raise issues concerning tensions in the Afro-Arab Borderlands, (with particular reference to the Sudan) which are generally avoided in public discussions because too many people regard these issues as sensitive and unsuitable for discussion in polite company.
 
Report on Human Rights Violations in Darfur 1998 [English]. 1998
This report provides an overview on the situation in Darfur for in 1998. It discusses the various human rights violations that have resulted from the political unrest in Darfur and provides real life accounts of torture that represent the horror and reality of the situation there.
 
Sudan - Human Development and Millennium Development Goal [English]. 2003
The focus of the paper is basically to answer how far gender sensitive policies are operationalized in Sudan. The objective of the paper therefore, is to come up with policies frameworks to enhance women’s empowerment and gender quality at the national level.
 
Sudan National Report on Follow-up to the World Summit for Children 1990-2000 [English]. 2001
This report was compiled in response to the Sudan permanent mission in New York correspondence, and in the light of the directives of the UNICEF Executive Director on behalf of the UN Secretary General, requesting all member states to write reports on their achievements in accordance to the indicators of the end of the decade from 1990 – 2000.
 
Sudan Organisation Against Torture - Annual Report on the Human Rights Situation in Sudan [English]. 2005
This report identifies significant human rights issues in Sudan, drawing on events through March 2004 – March 2005. It is intended to provide detailed information on the human rights situation over the past year and it provides comprehensive recommendations for the government of Sudan, rebel opposition groups within the country and the international community.
 
Sudan Organisation Against Torture's 2001 Annual Review [English]. 2001
This annual report provides a detailed overview of the organization’s program activities and accomplishments in 2001. This includes projects, rehabilitation efforts, training and education, documentation, research and knowledge dissemination.
 
Sudan Organisation Against Torture's 2002 Annual Review [English]. 2003
This annual report provides a detailed overview of the organization’s program activities and accomplishments in 2002. This includes projects, legal aid, training and education, documentation and research, and lobbying and campaigning.
 
Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights [English]. 2003
This report is about the human cost of the oil—and corporate complicity in the Sudanese government’s human rights abuses, including its policy of sponsored ethnic conflict and forced displacement to clear tens of thousands of southern Sudanese from their homes atop the oilfields.
 
Sudan: One Step Forward, Many Steps Back [English]. 2004
This report highlights, article by article of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, the violations of human rights committed by the authorities.
 
Sudan: Prospects for Peace [English]. 2005
This report studies the possibility for Peace in Sudan.
 
Targeting the Fur: Mass Killings in Darfur [English]. 2005
This paper discusses the grave atrocities committed against the Fur populations in Darfur; mass executions, detention, and torture are some of the ethnic cleansing crimes committed against them. It calls for immediate action to put an end to such crimes including- but no limited to- an increased international presence in the rural areas of Darfur and international prosecutions for those responsible for these crimes.
 
The Darfur Tragedy [English]. 2004
 
U.S. Department of State - Country Reports on Human Rights Practices [English].
 
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) - Evaluation of UNHCR's Returnee Reintegration Programme in Southern Sudan [English]. 2008
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