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Sudan

33 million people
1,310 USD GNI (PPP)
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Freedom House issued the following statement in response to Sudanese authorities in Khartoum violently dispersing peaceful protestors. 

Sudanese human rights defender, Salah Gamar-Eldin, died after being arrested  for exercising his fundamental rights of free speech and freedom of assembly.

Representatives of the Government of Sudan and the SPLM-N met in Addis Ababa from November 19-23 to negotiate a ceasefire agreemen, but the negotiations ended without any solutions. 

Sudan's National Congress Party continues to systematically abuse human rights, harass activists and political opponents, and fuel civil wars to suppress dissent. 

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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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