Report of the joint promotion mission to the Republic of the Sudan


Report of the joint promotion mission to the Republic of the Sudan


Commissioner Lawrence M. Mute, Commissioner Lucy Asuagbor & Commissioner Med S.K. Kaggwa

22 – 28 May 2015


The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) would like to express its gratitude to the Government of the Republic of The Sudan for authorising the Promotion Mission, and for providing the delegation with the necessary facilities and personnel to ensure its successful undertaking. 

The Commission wishes to specifically extend its appreciation to Dr Muaz A. M. Tungo, Solicitor-General and Rapporteur of the Advisory Council for Human Rights, Mrs Omima Mubarak Elsamani and Mrs Eqbal ABDIN, Senior Legal Counsels at theAdvisory Council for Human Rights, as well as staff of the Advisory Council forHuman Rights, for their role in organising the various meetings which enabled the delegation to meet a cross-section of the Sudanese society in order to have a fairly representative view of the human rights situation in the country. 

The Commission further expresses its gratitude to Ambassador Mahmoud Kane, Head of the African Union Liaison Office in The Sudan, Mr Boitshoko Mokgatlhe, Senior Political Officer at the African Union Liaison Office in The Sudan, and other staff of theLiaison Office for their technical support and hospitality extended to the delegation during its visit. 

The Commission also thanks Mr Adham Mutasim Albushra Muhomed Alhussan, Arabic-English/English-Arabic interpreter and translator engaged by the delegation to facilitate discussions with various stakeholders. 

The Commission finally wishes to thank all non-governmental organisations, independent statutory institutions, civil society organisations, and individuals that found time to meet with the delegation.