Sudan

Sudan: Further Reforms Needed to Ensure Full Respect of the Right to Freedom of Religion

In July 2020 the transitional government repealed Article 126 of the penal code that prescribed death sentence for leaving Islam. The same reforms, however, did not repeal Article 125 of the Penal Code, which prescribes blasphemy as a criminal offense. The World Evangelical Alliance’s Geneva Liaison Office read a statement at the Human Rights Council’s …

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WEA Statement on Recent Reforms Affecting Freedom of Religion in Sudan – Statement to the Human Rights Council 44th Session

During the enhanced interactive dialogue on the oral reports of the Government of Sudan and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, at the 44th session of the Human Rights Council, the World Evangelical Alliance welcomed the wide-ranging amendments to Sudan’s criminal law including repealing the death penalty for apostasy, and expressed hope …

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Sudan: Ongoing Imprisonment and Intimidation of Church Leaders, Confiscation and Destruction of Church Property – Report to the Human Rights Committee’s 124th session

Joint report submitted to the Human Rights Committee’s 124th session by the World Evangelical Alliance and Middle East Concern, concerning the ongoing imprisonment and intimidation of Church leaders, confiscation and destruction of Church property. 10 September 2018.

Sudan: Ongoing Imprisonment and Intimidation of Church Leaders, Confiscation and Destruction of Church Property – Written Statement to the HRC 39th session

Written statement submitted by the World Evangelical Alliance to the Human Rights Council’s thirty-ninth session (10-28 September 2018) under agenda item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention. 23 August 2018.