Category : Sudan

Worst countries for restrictions on religious freedom

Here’s a roundup of some the most appalling religious freedom violations from across the globe.

13 governments that are definitely not jailing people over free speech

Just look at these definitely-not-free-speech-related charges journalists and activists and human rights lawyers and pro democracy campaigners face

Eight women who fought for freedom of expression in the last year

On International Women's Day, we salute all the women around the world who stand up for freedom of expression

Why US sanctions are a blow to free expression

If you live in Cuba, Iran or Sudan, and are using the increasingly popular online education tool Coursera, you are likely encounter some access difficulties from this week onwards. Coursera has been included in the US export sanctions regime. Milana Knezevic writes

Sudanese civil society calls for change to US digital technology sanctions

Campaign 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

Sudan: Sound and fury

From the magazine: The Bishop of Bradford Nick Baines discusses the persecution of Christians in Sudan at a time when minorities are feeling the heavy hand of a leader intent on silencing them

Regime repression stifles Sudan’s net freedom

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

Sudan’s government silences press through ownership

The 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

Peaceful 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

As 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