Sudan

33 million people
1,310 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Not Free
Press:
Not Free
Not Free

News & Updates

In response to Sudan's April 17 arrest of human rights activist Adil Bakheit and charging him with crimes punishable by death or life imprisonment, Freedom House issued the following statement.

Freedom House remembers the first anniversary of the death of Sudanese human rights activist Osman Hummaida. 

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Sudanese government’s release of political prisoners Farouk Abu Issa and Amin Meki Medani on April 9.

Freedom House issued the following statement in anticipation of Sudan’s general elections beginning April 13. 

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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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