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Publications of Consortium members

Please note that these are publications of individual members of the Darfur Consortium and that those organizations take sole responsibility for those products. Linking to, or posting of, materials here does not imply endorsement by the Consortium as a whole.

African Center for Justice and Peace Studies

African Society for International and Comparative Law

Arab Coalition for Darfur

Arab Program for Human Rights Activists (APHRA)

Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

Citizens for Global Solutions

(March 4, 2023) ICC Issues Bashir Arrest Warrant - Time for the US to Cooperate

Darfur Alert Coalition

Conscience International

Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre

(February 2010) 5th Population and Housing Census in Sudan – An Incomplete Exercise

(October 9, 2023) The Impact of Restitution, Reparations and Compensation on the Peace Process in Darfur

(October 5, 2023) Renewed Military Activity in Darfur

(April 15, 2023) Nine killed in a Judicial Massacre in Khartoum

(March 4, 2023) Darfur: No Peace Without Justice

(September, 2008) Response of the Government of Sudan to the Darfur Insurgents Attack against Omdurman on 10th May 2008

(August 26,2023) IDPs under renewed attack in Darfur

(July 14, 2023) ICC Prosecutor Charges Marshal El Bashier with Genocide

(May 13, 2023) Darfur Insurgents Attack Sudan's Capital

(February 13, 2023) New wave of violence in Darfur

(February 13, 2023) Unfair trial and imprisonment of political activists in Sudan

(February 8, 2023) Operation EUFOR CHAD/CAR

(July 31, 2023) Government of Sudan repopulates Darfur with alien nomads

(June 22, 2023) Darfurian groups call on Paris conference to ensure inclusive talks

(March 17, 2023) Closure of SUDO’s offices in Darfur

(January 22, 2023) Arrest of 30 civil society activists in Khartoum

(October 10, 2023) On deaths in AMIS, DRDC press release No. 22

(October 3, 2023) Continued displacement in Darfur, DRDC press release No. 21

(October 1, 2023) Time for more concrete action, DRDC press release No. 20

(September 13, 2023) No peace without international resolve, DRDC press release No. 19

(May 19, 2023) Destruction continues in Darfur, DRDC press release No. 17

(May 9, 2023) Arrest of Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, Mr. Yasir Saleem and Mr. Abdalla Taha, DRDC press release No. 16

(April 22, 2023) DRDC welcomes Commission on Human Rights resolution E/CN.4/2005/L36/Rev.3 on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, press release No. 15

(March 30, 2023) Darfur: arrest and detention of students in Khartoum, press release No. 13

(March 29, 2023) DRDC welcomes the establishment of the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS), press release No. 12

(March 18, 2023) No viable alternative to the ICC, press release No. 11

Briefing Papers

(May 30, 2023) The Darfur Peace Agreement: a raw and irrelevant deal

(January 25, 2023) The Darfur Peace Process: a hollow exercise

(June 10, 2023) Darfur: A Declaration of Principles on political negotiations is a step in the right direction - briefing paper No. 5

(February 21, 2023) Darfur: no peace without justice - briefing paper No. 4

(January 3, 2023) Darfur: hope raised and dashed - briefing paper No. 3

(October 25, 2022) The Sirte Mini Summit: when African solidarity becomes complicity - briefing paper No. 2

(September 21, 2023) The human rights and humanitarian situation in Darfur and its implication in international law - briefing paper No. 1

Fédération Internationale des Ligues des Droits de l'Homme (FIDH)

(November 2, 2022) African states should reaffirm their commitment to uphold victims' rights to justice

(May 19, 2023) First appearance before the International Criminal Court of a Sudanese accused of war crimes in Darfur

(April 21, 2023) SUDAN: Release of Mr. Mohamed Al Mahgoub

(March 4, 2023) The International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant for President Omar Al-Bashir

(November 28, 2022) Release of Mr. Osman Hummaida!

(November 26, 2022) Urgent appeal for intervention in recent acts of harrassment and continued detention

(September 15, 2023) FIDH and SOAT call on the Human Rights Council to support the Special Rapporteur on Sudan 

(January 24, 2023) FIDH and SOAT urge discussions on Darfur and express concern at reports that Sudan will run for presidency

(January 21, 2023) FIDH and SOAT condemn appointment of alleged Janjaweed leader to senior government post

(January 9, 2023) FIDH and SOAT issue press release on the attack of UNAMID peacekeepers in Darfur by Sudanese forces

(November 29, 2022) FIDH Position Paper N.12: recommendations to the sixth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court, 30 November - 14 December 2022

(October 27, 2022) FIDH makes public the report of a fact-finding mission

(December 17, 2022) 42ème session de la CADHP: de grandes avancées, de grands oublis

(August 25, 2023) FIDH and SOAT: how many years will Darfurians have to wait to be effectively protected?

Human Rights First

(March 4, 2023) Rights Group Urges International Community to Back Charges Against Sudan’s President, Cease Arms Sales Immediately

(February 27, 2023) HRF urges prosecutor to pursue evidence up the chain of command

(August 31, 2023) International efforts failing to protect civilians in Darfur

(January 24, 2023) Human Rights First: A.U. avoids embarrassment of Sudan as Organization’s Head in 2006, but doubts about A.U.’s capacity to resolve Darfur crisis increase

(May 5, 2023) Human Rights First welcomes Abuja Agreement - calls on the international community to redouble its leadership so peace will last

Help organize a peace envoy (H.O.P.E.) for Darfur campaign

Inter-African Union for Human Rights (UIDH)

Institute for Security Studies

International Refugee Rights Initiative

(January 28, 2023) Peace and Security Council should protect the right to a nationality in Sudan - Press Release

(January 28, 2023) Peace and Security Council should protect the right to a nationality in Sudan - Letter

(June 7, 2023) Eminent African Jurists acknowledge ICC “challenges” but urge African ICC State Parties to “Engage”

(June 6, 2023) "Justice for International Crimes in Africa and Darfur: Confronting the Complementarity Challenge" - summary of workshop proceedings

(February 18, 2023) "An Encounter With ICC's Ocampo"

(October 21, 2022) "Some Reflections on the Legal and Political Mechanisms Bolstering the Responsibility to Protect: The African Union and the Great Lakes, Eastern, Southern and Horn of Africa Sub-Regional Arrangements."

(July 31, 2023) International Justice or Western Conspiracy? The Response to ICC Charges against Bashir in Africa

(May-October, 2008) Letter by Dismas Nkunda on the absence of a cooperation agreement between the ICC and the African Union in The Monitor, the Journal of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court

(February 2, 2023) Civil Society Organisations call on new AU leadership to prioritise peace and human security, gender parity and strengthening AU organs

(January 22, 2023) Dr. Mohammed Ahmed Receives Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Prize

(January 22, 2023) World Leaders Are Urged ‘Not To Look Away’ at the Fourth Global Day for Darfur

(May 17, 2023) Human rights activists detained in Darfur

(January 23, 2023) End harassment of civil society groups working to support and promote the principles of the African Union

Justice Africa

(June 22, 2023) Prospects for Peace: Sudan Monthly Briefing

(May 9, 2023) Julie Flint, Justice Africa: Without Foreign Chancelleries and Hollywood's Finest, Can Darfur Peace Deal Succeed?

(December 10, 2022) Alex de Waal, "Who are the Darfurians? Arab and African Identities, Violence and External Engagement"

Minority Rights Group

(October 16, 2023) UN could have prevented Darfur catastrophe

(October, 2006) Minority rights, early warning and conflict prevention: lessons from Darfur

Open Society Justice Initiative

(March 18, 2023) Open letter to the UN Secretary-General and Members of the Security Council: urgent need for an effective resolution on Darfur

(September 24, 2023) Chidi Odinkalu, "Darfur: the New Name of Genocide," Vanguard

(September 7, 2023) Kelly D. Askin, "Sudan's government does not hide its atrocities: Darfur and the definition of genocide," International Herald Tribune

Rencontre Africaine Pour la Defense des Droits de l'Homme

Sudan Organization Against Torture

(September 15, 2023) FIDH and SOAT call on the Human Rights Council to support the Special Rapporteur on Sudan 

(August 27, 2023) Many killed in government attack on Kalma refugee camp

(July 14, 2023) President Al-Bashir sought by the ICC Prosecutor for charges of genocide

(May 22, 2023) Oral Statement at43rd Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Ezulwini, Swaziland: Prisons and Conditions of Detention

(May 22, 2023) Arbitrary Arrests of Darfur Citizens

(May 19, 2023) ALTERNATIVE REPORT - To Sudan’s Periodic Report Before the 43rd Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Swaziland, May 2008)

(May 16, 2023) Security Agents Close Newspaper Over Accusations of Threats to National Security

(May 15, 2023) Mass Arrests and Reports of Torture in Khartoum Following JEM Attacks 

(May 8, 2023) Human Rights Alert: Aerial Attacks and Arbitrary Arrests in North Darfur

(April 16, 2023) Darfuris arrested and physically abused following student protests

(January 24, 2023) FIDH and SOAT Urge Discussions on Darfur and Express Concern at Reports that Sudan Will Run for Presidency

November 30-December 7

Euronews broadcast marking the decision by the European parliament to award the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to the Sudanese lawyer Salih Mahmoud Osman, who worked with SOAT prior to taking a seat in the Sudanese parliament in 2005 and remains a member and close friend of the organisation. The footage includes interviews with SOAT staff in London.

To view the footage go to the following link and click on the red "Video" icon:

(GENEVA, December 14, 2022) Darfur Consortium members the Sudan Organisation Against Torture and the International Federation for Human Rights participated in the 6th resumed session of the Human Rights Commission in Geneva December 10-14.

They welcomed the renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Sudan, but deeply regretted the decision of the UN Human Rights Council not to renew its special mechanism on Darfur, while violations continue in the field and remain unpunished.

Read the full press release.
Read the full statement on the Special Rapporteur.
Read the full statement on the special mechanism.

Press Releases

(February 13, 2023) FIDH and SOAT condemn the recent attacks in Western Darfur

(January 21, 2023) FIDH and SOAT Condemn Appointment of Alleged Janjaweed Leader to Senior Government Post

(January 9, 2023) FIDH and SOAT issue press release on the attack of UNAMID peacekeepers in Darfur by Sudanese forces

SOAT releases press releases on a regular basis, the full list of releases can be found on the SOAT Press Releases web page.

SOAT/ FIDH Conference on the ICC in Khartoum

Sudanese civil society urges the government to ratify the ICC Statute and calls for the creation of a national coalition for the ICC.

(October 2-3, 2005) The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its affiliate member, Sudan Organization against Torture (SOAT), together with its local partners, the Khartoum Center for Human Rights and Environment Development and the Amal Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture, organized a round table on "International Criminal Court and Sudan – Access to justice and place of victims" in Khartoum (Sudan), October 2-3, 2005.

Read the full press release


Issue 59, July 2008 - September 2008

Issue 56, August 2007 - December 2007

Issue 55, January 2007 - July 2007

Issue 54, June 2006 - July 2006

Issue 53, April 2006 - May 2006

Issue 52, November 2005 - December 2005

Issue 51, September 2005 - October 2005

Issue 50, July 2005 - August 2005

Issue 49, May 2005 - June 2005

Issue 48, March 2005 - April 2005

Issue 47, January 2005 - February 2005


(February, 2008) New Crackdown Illustrates Fragility of Media Freedoms in Sudan

(November, 2007) Addressing the Darfur crisis: SOAT lays out its position on the fundamental issues at stake in efforts to tackle the human rights situation in Darfur and its humanitarian fallout

(October, 2007) Darfur and Eastern Chad, an international fact-finding mission

(March 2004-March 2005) SOAT annual report on the human rights situation in Sudan

Sudanese Refugee Association in South Africa

Moving on in South Sudan is the only option - past should not jeopardize our future

Draft constitution of Southern Sudan, a proposal of the Southern Sudan civil society - Cover letter transmitting the Constitution to John Garang

Note: This is a civil society document distributed by the SRASA. These documents are open for discussion and comments are welcomed. Please write to [email protected]

Sudanese peace gathering and celebration of the 9th Jan 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement between the Sudan People's Liberation Movement and the government of Sudan in Nairobi, Kenya

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Action Professionals Association for the People

Aegis Trust Rwanda

African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies

African Center for Development

African Center for Justice and Peace Studies

Africa Internally Displaced Persons Voice (Africa IDP Voice)

African Security Dialogue and Research (ASDR)

African Women's Development and Communications Network (FEMNET)

The Ahueni Foundation

Alliances for Africa

Amman Centre for Human Rights Studies

Andalus Institute for Tolerance

Anti-Slavery International

Arab Coalition for Darfur

Arab Program for Human Rights Activists

Association Africaine de Defense des Droits de l'Homme (ASADHO)

Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

Centre for Minority Rights Development (CEMIRIDE)

Centre for Research Education and Development of Freedom of Expression and Associated Rights (CREDO)

Citizens for Global Solutions

Conscience International

Conseil National Pour les Libertés en Tunisie

Darfur Alert Coalition (DAC)

Darfur Centre for Human Rights and Development

Darfur Leaders Network (DLN)

Darfur Reconciliation and Development Organization (DRDO)

Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre

East Africa Law Society

Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

Femmes Africa Solidarité

La Fédération Internationale des Droits de l'Homme (FIDH)

Forum of African Affairs (FOAA)

Human Rights First

Human Rights Institute of South Africa (HURISA)

Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa

Institute for Security Studies

Inter-African Union for Human Rights (UIDH)


International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya)

International Refugee Rights Initiative

Justice Africa

Justice and Peace Commission

Lawyers for Human Rights

Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections

Legal Resources Consortium-Nigeria

Ligue Tunisienne des Droits de l'Homme

Makumira University College, Tumaini University

Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA)

Minority Rights Group

National Association of Seadogs

Never Again International

Open Society Justice Initiative

Pan-African Movement

Rencontre Africaine Pour la Defense des Droits de l'Homme (RADDHO)

Sierra Leone STAND Chapter

Sisters' Arabic Forum for Human Rights (SAF)

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)

Sudan Organization Against Torture (SOAT)

Syrian Organization for Human Rights

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)

Universal Human Rights Network


Women Initiative Nigeria (WIN)

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