Sudan: “They descended on us like rain”: Justice for victims of protest crackdown in Sudan

In this report, Amnesty International found evidence of use of unnecessary and/or excessive force, unlawful killings, suppression of freedom of association and peaceful assembly, arbitrary arrests, torture and other ill-treatment or punishment in detention since December 2018 in Sudan. Further, the research revealed evidence sexual violence, harassment and abuse of young women protesters. Amnesty International notes the stated commitment of the new government to ensure accountability in Sudan and urges the new authorities to translate this commitment into action leading to the effective and genuine investigation and prosecution of individuals suspected of past and recent crimes under international law.

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