Sudan

33 million people
1,310 USD GNI (PPP)
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Sudanase authorities have filed dealth-penalty level charges against six civil society activists from the Training and Human Development (TRACKs) organization. 

Eight civil society activists working with the organization for Training and Human Development (TRACKs) in Sudan have been detained and held without charges at the Office of the Prosecutor for State Security. 

 Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Government of Sudan bombing civilians in the Nuba Mountains, killing six children. 

On May 5, 2016, a group of heavily armed National Intelligence and Security Service officers raided the office of human rights lawyer Nabil Adib in Khartoum without a warrant.

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Senior Advisor for Policy

Dr. Herman is senior advisor for policy at Freedom House.

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Senior Director for Program Strategy, Development and Learning

Vukasin Petrovic serves as the Senior Director for Program Strategy and as the Technical Director for USAID funded Human Rights Support Mechanism.

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Special Reports

Worst of the Worst 2007

Sudan, North Korea and Uzbekistan are prominent among the most repressive regimes in the world, according to a report released by Freedom House.  The study, “The Worst of the Worst: The World's Most Repressive Societies 2007,” named seventeen countries with the worst records for political rights and civil liberties, and pointed to thirteen countries which have been on the list for five years or more.

Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.

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