To stop police and security forces violence against protestors in Sudan
  • Petitioning H.E. Ban Ki-moon

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H.E. Ban Ki-moon
Chairperson of the AUC
H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Chairperson of the AUC)

To stop police and security forces violence against protestors in Sudan

    1. Reem El-Radi
    2. Petition by

      Reem El-Radi

      Minneapolis, MN

Protests in Sudan erupted on 9/23/13, when the government announced another round of cuts to fuel subsidies, causing petrol prices to climb. Thousands of demonstrators marched in several cities in Sudan, including in the capital Khartoum and its surrounding suburbs to protest the government’s decision to lift the fuel subsidies. Police forces responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and live ammunition killing and injuring hundreds of protestors, including children.  The police also arrested a yet unknown number of demonstrators. The violence against the protestors has left more than 100 people dead, according to several social media sources. Medical doctors in one hospital reported that they have received 27 bodies. Reports in international media also speak of a similar or higher number of casualties.

The violence against the protestors is part of the Sudanese government’s long history of dictatorial practices and systematic violations of human rights against its citizens.

These recent protests in Sudan are considered the largest protests since President Omer Albashier seized power in 1989. Albashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity, as well as genocide in Darfur that claimed the lives of more than 300,000.

We cannot allow this horrific violence in response to peaceful protests to continue. We call on concerned world citizens to help us protect the protestors in Sudan from police and security forces  violence. We also call on human rights organizations to investigate the use of excessive force against citizens exercising their fundamental rights.

Here are our demands:

*We demand the right to peaceful protests in Sudan

*We demand the end of violence against peaceful protestors in Sudan

*We demand the end of arbitrary arrests of activists and protestors without valid legal basis.

*We demand the immediate release of all activists and protestors currently detained in Sudan

*We demand the accountability and prosecution of police and security forces involved in the killing and torture of protestors and civilians.

 

Thank you,

 

Reem El-Radi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    1. Reached 2,500 signatures
    2. Sudan’s security forces have arrested at least 800 activists.

      Reem El-Radi
      Petition Organizer
      Sudan escalates mass arrests of activists amid protest crackdown | Amnesty International

      Reports that Sudan's security forces have arrested at least 800 activists, members of opposition parties, journalists, and others amid ongoing anti-government protests mark a shocking escalation of the crackdown on dissent.

    3. Reached 2,000 signatures
    4. Reached 1,500 signatures
    5. Reached 1,000 signatures
    6. US State Department Statement on Sudan

      Reem El-Radi
      Petition Organizer
      Government Crackdown on Protests in Sudan

      Skip to content The United States condemns the Government of Sudan's brutal crackdown on protesters in Khartoum, including the excessive use of force against civilians that has reportedly resulted in dozens of casualties. Such a heavy-handed approach by Sudanese security forces is disproportionate, deeply concerning, and risks escalation of the unrest.

    7. UN human rights office urges restraint as death toll in Sudan fuel protests

      Reem El-Radi
      Petition Organizer
      United Nations News Centre

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    8. Reached 750 signatures

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    • ابوالقاسم حسن الرياض SAUDI ARABIA, SAUDI ARABIA
      • 2 months ago

      To stop police violence against protestors in Sudan

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    • Abubaker MOHAMED OMDURMAN, SUDAN
      • 3 months ago

      there is no any right to kill you brother who is Muslims just because he is anti to you or because of security measurements

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    • Anass Rashid ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
      • 3 months ago

      Because i am against any type/kind of human injustice.

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      • 3 months ago

      Weil Menschenrechte verletzt werden

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    • Sara Mohamedzein WEST HARTFORD, CT
      • 4 months ago

      This government is corrupt and the fact that they would shoot at peaceful protesters proves that.

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