Sudan

33 million people
1,310 USD GNI (PPP)
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Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) calling on the Sudanese government to investigate and prosecute alleged human rights abuses committed by security and intelligence services against three prominent Sudanese activists.

More aggressive tactics by authoritarian regimes and an upsurge in terrorist attacks contributed to a disturbing decline in global freedom in 2014. 

Freedom House responds to the Sudanese government’s continued crackdown on civil society organizations.

The Sudan National Intelligence and Security Services’ raid on the Sudan Human Rights Monitor during a human rights workshop is part of the escalating crackdown on civil society organizations

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Vice President for International Programs; Vice President for Emergency Assistance Programs and Multilateral Initiatives

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Senior Director for Program Strategy, Development and Learning and Director for Central, East and West Africa Programs


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Special Reports

Worst of the Worst 2011: The World's Most Repressive Societies

Freedom House has prepared this special report entitled Worst of the Worst: The World’s Most Repressive Societies, as a companion to its annual survey on the state of global political rights and civil liberties, Freedom in the World. The special report provides summary country reports, tables, and graphical information on the countries that receive the lowest combined ratings for political rights and civil liberties in Freedom in the World, and whose citizens endure systematic and pervasive human rights violations.

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.

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