Groups concerned over harassment of Christians in Central Darfur

A US-based human rights group has called upon the Sudanese authorities to stop the judicial harassment of Christian citizens.The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) urged authorities to ensure respect for religious rights and guarantee individual’s freedom of religious creed and worship as provided for in the Constitutional Declaration and under international human rights treaties which Sudan is party to.“On 22 June 2022, police in Zalingi city in…

Groups concerned over harassment of Christians in Central Darfur

A US-based human rights group has called upon the Sudanese authorities to stop the judicial harassment of Christian citizens.The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) urged authorities to ensure respect for religious rights and guarantee individual’s freedom of religious creed and worship as provided for in the Constitutional Declaration and under international human rights treaties which Sudan is party to.“On 22 June 2022, police in Zalingi city in…

Lawyers fear for the life of tortured detainee

Detained activist Seifelislam Essameldin Mohamed suffers from frequent convulsions and poor hearing and sight as a result of being severely tortured in detention. The authorities reportedly hampered his treatment in a hospital in Khartoum on Tuesday. Fellow activists launched a campaign on social media for his release.Lawyer Rehab Mubarak told Radio Dabanga’s Sudan Tour programme yesterday that Mohamed was detained more than two months ago. The authorities charged him with…

G7 aims to raise US$600 billion to counter China’s Belt and Road

SCHLOSS ELMAU (Germany)— Group of Seven leaders pledged to raise US$600 billion in private and public funds over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries and counter China’s older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project.US President Joe Biden and other G7 leaders relaunched the newly renamed “Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment” at their annual gathering being held this year at Schloss Elmau in southern Germany.Biden said the United…

Bor mayor swears in 7 Town Bench Court officials

The mayor of Bor Municipal Council in Jonglei State, James Gai Makoor, on Monday, swore in seven officials to the town’s Bench Court to handle minor cases.Mayor Gai told Radio Tamazuj Monday that the new court officials will help the municipality in reducing the backlog of cases. “They will handle cases mostly concerning the town like minor crimes, community conflicts, and chamber of commerce cases,” he said. “These 7 include…

World Championships: Success for African women boxers

ISTANBUL— Five African fighters took home medals from the Women’s Boxing World Championships in the Turkish city of Istanbul, with three of them silver.On Thursday evening Algeria’s Imane Khelif and Mozambique’s Helena Panguane missed out on gold medals to take home silvers instead as they lost to Irish opponents.Moroccan heavyweight Khadija Mardi had a chance to go one better when she took on local boxer Sennur Demir in the final…
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