Category : Sudan

Internet shutdowns: Sudan’s censorship tool of choice

alt informationThe African state regularly blocks access to the web when protests flare up and the recent military coup is no different

Worst countries for restrictions on religious freedom

alt informationSome of the worst countries for religious freedom are Burma, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, China, Eritrea, Iran

Sudanese civil society calls for change to US digital technology sanctions

alt informationCampaign argues that current policy hinders Sudanese citizens' free access to knowledge and information online, as well as tools like crowdsourcing and crisis mapping, writes Dalia Haj-Omar

Regime repression stifles Sudan’s net freedom

alt informationSudan has widespread and affordable internet access - the problem is the oppressive regime, writes Dalia Haj-Omar

Sudan’s government silences press through ownership

alt informationThe two most influential independent newspapers in Sudan, Al-Sahafa and Al-Kartoum, have recently been bought by the National Intelligence Security Service. Zeinab Mohammed Salih reports

Sudan blacks out internet to hide brutal suppression of protests

alt informationPeaceful protests in Sudan have led to an ongoing violent government crackdowns and internet blackout - Dalia Haj-Omar reports

Sudanese woman risks flogging for refusing to pull up headscarf

alt informationAs activist and engineer Amira Osman prepares to go on trial on Thursday, Dalia Haj-Omar looks at the Public Order laws punishing Sudanese women for 'indecent' clothing and behaviour

Sudan censors target columnists

Khartoum authorities are barring critical journalists from writing, says Zeinab Mohammed Salih

Darfur – The desperate hours

Darfur’s agony can be ended. It needs Sudan’s government and Darfur’s rebel leaders to make the right choice, today. The African Union’s “Darfur Peace Agreement” is not only a good deal on paper, but is workable on the ground. If those leaders sign the deal in the Nigerian capital Abuja today, the people of that […]