SUDO (UK) Report on Human Rights Abuses – June 2016

During the month of June 2016, SUDO (UK)’s network of human rights monitors have reported and verified 53 incidents relating to the abuse of human rights across Sudan involving seven Sudanese states. Enclosed within the 53 reports, SUDO (UK) has assessed that various forces under the direct authority of the Government of Sudan were responsible for 26 instances of human rights abuses. A further 20 abuses were carried out by groups categorised by monitors as Janjaweed, whilst five such abuses were recorded against “pro-government militias”. Four human rights abuses were perpetrated by the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N), and two abuses were registered against unknown actors.