The military leaders and civilian protesters who ousted the repressive regime of Omar al-Bashir and his National Congress Party (NCP) in 2019 are uneasy partners in a transitional government that—if successful—will be replaced by an elected government in 2022. Civic space is slowly opening to individuals and opposition parties, but security personnel associated with the abuses of the old regime remain influential, and their commitment to political freedoms and civil liberties is unclear.
Freedom on the Net— Sudan Country Report
Sudan is rated Not Free in Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's comprehensive study of internet freedom around the globe.
Countries in the Spotlight
Freedom in the World's Countries in the Spotlight features countries that experienced important developments in 2019 that affected their democratic trajectory, and deserve special scrutiny in 2020. In Sudan, prodemocracy protest movement overcame violent reprisals to secure a power-sharing deal with the military, which overthrew entrenched dictator Omar al-Bashir under pressure from the demonstrators. View the full report to see the other Countries in the Spotlight.
Sudan: Freedom House Commemorates the June 3rd Massacre in Khartoum
June 3, 2021
Sudan: Freedom House Condemns Killing of Peaceful Protesters by Security Forces
May 13, 2021
Freedom House Presents 2020 Freedom Award to Hong Kong and Sudan Protesters
September 16, 2020
Six Countries to Watch in 2020
April 9, 2020
United States: New Travel Bans Do Not Serve American Interests
February 2, 2020
An Explainer for When the Internet Goes Down: What, Who, and Why?
July 29, 2019