The Darfur Consortium

An African and International
Civil Society Action for Darfur


Members' Publications


Statements, Reports and press releases by Darfur Consortium Members


Government of sudan repopulates darfur with alien nomads

(July 31, 2023)

Darfur Peace and Development (USA), Darfur Peace and Justice (Belgium), Darfur Call (the Netherlands), Darfur Centre for Human Rights & Development (UK) and Darfur Relief & Documentation Centre (Switzerland) issued a joint statement on the continued forceful displacement of the original inhabitants of Darfur and the resettlement of alien nomads in their areas.

Read the full statement here.

Appeal by the Arab Program for Human Rights Activists (APHRA) for all human rights activists and organizations to assume effective roles recognized by the International Declaration for Human Rights Defenders.

(July 18, 2023)

In light of the International Declaration of Human Rights Defenders, the Arab Program for Human Rights Activists stresses the fact that the role of human rights activists can not be confined to defending human rights but goes beyond this to a broader scope.

Read the full statement.

Cairo Institute for Human Rights: 5th session of the Human Rights Council decisions-Darfur

(June 13, 2023) The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies states that the Sudanese government has not committed to any substantial legal or policy reforms to prevent and improve the human rights situation in Darfur.

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CAIRO INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS: 41st Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies addressed the Commission by stating that the Commission and the AU had much work to do on human rights issues in Darfur, and that the unconditional support of North African states had been in the interest of the Sudanese government and not its people.

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(March 27, 2023) The undersigned civil society institutions express their deep concerns over the continuous detour of the majority of Arab governments around their people's demands of political reform and the shift to democracy.

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(October 4, 2023) This report reflects discussions held with members of the Consortium in June and July 2005 over the next steps for promoting peace and justice in Darfur. It offers both an analysis of the current situations and suggestions for advocacy by NGOs.

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Press Releases

February 28, 2023

Statement on the Presentation of Evidence by the Office of the Prosecutor to the International Criminal Court

January 29, 2023

NGOs Hail Election of Ghana to the Presidency of the African Union

January 26, 2023

Decision on AU Presidency: African NGOs Petition African Governments to Protect Darfur

January 22, 2023

Decision on AU Presidency: Credibility of the African Union at Stake

November 3, 2022

African Campaigners call on China to help Darfur

September 29, 2023

Darfur Consortium urges that due process be accorded detained Darfur negotiator

September 25, 2023

AU Takes a Small Step Forward on Darfur, Negotiations on UN Assistance must Continue

September 19, 2023

The African Union Must Not Abandon Darfur

September 15, 2023

Thousands expected to participate in events across Africa marking the Global Day for Darfur

March 25, 2023

Sudanese NGO in Darfur Targeted Following Peace and Security Council Meeting: Time to Rethink AU Strategy

March 13, 2023

The AU Must Not Fail the People of Darfur

March 10, 2023

Darfur Consortium Position on the African Union’s Role in relation to the Protection of Civilians in Darfur

January 21, 2023

Decision on AU Presidency Must Take into Account the Vital Role of the AU as Mediator and Guarantor of Protection for the People of Darfur

January 14-15, 2006

Resolution of Independent African Civil Society Meeting 13-14 Jan 2006 on the Unsuitability of Sudan to Hold the Presidency of the African Union

December 15, 2022

Open Letter to the House of Representatives

December 1, 2022

ICC Prosecutor Must Go to Darfur
Open letter to the prosecutor

November 28, 2022

The Situation in Darfur and the International Criminal Court
Recommendations at the 4th Session of the Assembly of States Parties

November 25, 2022

Darfur Consortium Calls on African States not to Pass AU Presidency to Sudan
Letter to AU Member states.

June 29, 2023

Darfur Consortium Welcomes ICC Prosecutor's UN Security Council Report

June 22, 2023

Darfur Consortium Statement on the Abuja Peace Talks on Darfur

April 26, 2023

NGO Statement on Darfur to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

April 26, 2023

NGO Statement on Armed Militia Groups in Africa

April 1, 2023

A New Hope for Justice in Sudan

March 29, 2023

UN Security Council Must Do More for Darfur  

March 22, 2023

Arab League Must Take a Stand for Peace in Darfur
Arabic version

March 18, 2023

UN Must Reject Nigerian Proposal for African Panel
Read the Darfur Consortium's letter to President Obasanjo

March 11, 2023

African Civil Society Calls on UN Security Council to Ensure Protection and Justice for Darfur
Arabic version

February 23, 2023

Peace Requires Justice: U.N. Should Immediately Refer Darfur to the ICC--joint Press Release by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, the Darfur Consortium and Human Rights First
Arabic version
Version francaise

January 26, 2023

"Take Urgent Action to Protect Civilians in Darfur"--Press Release

November 22, 2022

Resolution by Human Rights NGOs on the Situation in Darfur

Letter of NGOs to the African Heads of State and Government


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