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Hundreds of Sudanese refugees and asylum seekers face forcible deportation from Jordan

18th of December 2015 During the last two days, Jordanian authorities decided to deport over 800 Sudanese refugees and asylum seekers back to Sudan. Jordanian officials revealed that the deportation is conducted in coordination and arrangement with Sudanese authorities. The first batch of the deported persons arrived to Khartoum airport this morning, Friday December 18, […]

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Sudan Democracy First Group Statement on The International Day for Democracy

22 September 2015 Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) commemorated on 15 September 2015 the International Day for Democracy, which the United Nations (UN) marks as a day to encourage governments and non-governmental organizations (NGO) and individuals all over the world to work towards consolidating democracy and boosting its opportunities. In its observation of the International […]

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Sudan Democracy First Group on Human Rights Day: ‘Civilian Peaceful Resistance is the Way Forward to Gain Rights’

On Thursday 10th of December 2015, Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) issued the below press statement celebrating the anniversary of the International Human Rights Day. This year Human Rights Day is celebrated under the theme “Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always” Human Rights Day is held on the day—10th December—when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights […]

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An Open Letter to the African Union on the Occasion of Sudan’s National Elections

Subject: Civil society dismay at decision to deploy observation monitors to Sudan elections 13 April 2015 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Excellencies, Representatives of the AU Peace and Security Council Member States, H.E. Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, African Union Commission, H.E. President Thabo Mbeki, Chair of the AU High-Level Implementation Panel, Your Excellencies, We, the undersigned […]

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Civil Society on the Conflict in South Sudan.

Geneva, Kampala, New York, Tuesday 24 December 2013 We, the undersigned, representatives of civil society organisations from Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan wish to express our deep concern about the military confrontations that erupted in the Republic of South Sudan on 15 and 16 December 2013. We are utterly disturbed that the violence, […]

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Sudan Democracy First Group condemns wave of arbitrary arrests in Sudan

In a desperate attempt to prevent a series of events commemorating the victims of the September 2013 protests, Sudan’s notorious National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) launched a campaign of mass arrests of political and youth activists in the last few days. The number of those detained in the past week has reached over 50 […]

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Creativity as Resistance – Creativity for Resilience

4 September 2014 — Leading pro-democracy organization,Sudan Democracy First Group (SFDG), has today announced the launch of a campaign to mark the third anniversary of the resumption of civil war in Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains/South Kordofan. The campaign includes a series of posters calling for an end to the government of Sudan’s (GoS) aerial […]

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SDFG Condemns the Slaying of Peaceful Protesters

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Slaying of Peaceful Protesters .

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SDFG mourn the loss of Osman Hummaida

The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman passed away peacefully in a Johannesburg hospital on Thursday 17 April following health complications, with family and friends surrounding him. Following his […]