Category Archives: Human Rights

Italian Court Says Eritrean Human Trafficking Suspect Is Wrong Man

ROME – A court in the Sicilian capital, Palermo, ruled Friday that the Eritrean man extradited from Sudan to Italy because he was suspected of being a human trafficking kingpin known as “the General” was a victim of mistaken identity.…

Sudan General Says Coup Attempt Foiled

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general announced on state television Thursday, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested.

The announcement came as the ruling military and civilian protesters agreed …

Sudan Activists Say Internet Restored After Crackdown

KHARTOUM – Sudanese activists said Wednesday the ruling generals restored internet service in the country, following a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown early last month.

The long-waited move came a week after the military council and the pro-democracy …

South Sudan Court Rules Against Marriage of Girl, 16, in Landmark Case

JUBA – A court in South Sudan has annulled a child marriage, in a rare legal case that activists say could signal a turning point for women’s rights in the conservative country.

The marriage of a 16-year-old girl, the daughter …

South Sudan Court Rules Against Marriage of Girl, 16, in Landmark Case

JUBA – A court in South Sudan has annulled a child marriage, in a rare legal case that activists say could signal a turning point for women’s rights in the conservative country.

The marriage of a 16-year-old girl, the daughter …

Al-Burhan and Advisor of Eritrean President Discuss Development of Relation

Khartoum, Chairman of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fatttah Al-Burhan, and Advisor of Eritrean President for Political Affairs, Yemane Gebreab, Sundaydiscuss developing bilateral relations between Sudan and Eritrea.

Gebreab, said in a press statement that the meeting discussed …