Sudan: Ratification of UNCAT and ICPPED

Index Number: AFR 54/3457/2020

Non-governmental organizations, including Amnesty International, were deeply encouraged to learn that the Council of Ministers has approved ratification of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT) and the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICPPED). In this open letter, the organizations write to urge the Sovereign Council to follow suit and to complete the ratification process of these essential treaties, including through their approval as required in a joint session.

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