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 that these courageous measures will include repealing article 125 of the criminal code which prescribes one year imprisonment for insulting religion. Date: 16 July 2020.

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