Serious concerns remain about human rights in Sudan

The human rights situation in Sudan remains of serious concern according to a United Nations independent expert.

Sudanese refugees

Sudanese refugees

On a week long visit to the country, Mohamed Chande Othman said there were pressing issues in Darfur, the disputed oil-rich area of Abiyei, as well as in the south and north of the country.

He said the situation in Darfur is especially worrying.

“I think the critical factor in Darfur is the displacement of the population following incidents of fighting It’s estimated that 40,000 people have been displaced for the second or third time. They’re really in a precarious situation.”

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