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The crackdown on Salmmah Women’s Resource Center is the latest attack in the Sudanese government’s long campaign to stifle the promotion of human rights and civil liberties in the country.

Freedom House calls on the National Intelligence and Security Services to end the torture of Mohamed Salah Abdel Rahman, Moamer Musa, and Tajelsir Jaafar Tajelsir and release them immediately.

Sudanese authorities should release Meriam Yahia Ibrahim from custody and review a court’s indefensible decision to sentence her to death for the alleged crimes of adultery and apostasy.


Freedom House mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, an ardent advocate for human rights in his native Sudan and throughout Africa. 

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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.

Senior Advisor for Policy

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

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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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