Sudan

Sudan also known as North Sudan and officially the Republic of the Sudan, is a country in northeastern Africa. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the African Union, the Arab League, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and the Non-Aligned Movement, as well as an observer in the World Trade Organization. Its capital is Khartoum, the political, cultural and commercial centre of the nation. It is a presidential representative democratic federal republic. The politics of Sudan is regulated by a parliamentary organization called the National Assembly. The Sudanese legal system is based on Islamic law.

Monitor November 2023

Atrocities Watch Africa (AWA) is a non-partisan, civil society organisation that provides continental leadership in matters pertaining to the prevention of mass atrocities within Africa, our strategies and approaches are grounded in the realisation that atrocities can...

Where is the UN on Sudan?

A woman and her family displaced by war seek shelter. Photo credit: UN Photo/Tim McKulka SUDAN TRIBUNE General Burhan Speaks Before the General Assembly  By Dismas Nkunda and Janet Sankale On Friday, September 22, 2023 afternoon, General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan...

Monitor August 2023

Atrocities Watch Africa (AWA) is a non-partisan, civil society organisation that provides continental leadership in matters pertaining to the prevention of mass atrocities within Africa, our strategies and approaches are grounded in the realisation that atrocities can...

Update June 2023

Two months have passed since the fighting between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) began on 15 April 2023. Both parties to the war continued to use explosive weapons in urban areas, killing civilians, damaging property and critical...