Global day of action ahead of elections urges ‘no business as usual’ with Sudan | Amnesty International

https://i0.wp.com/www.peaceculture.org/drupal/images/amnesty-international.pngon Saturday activists from 18 countries will join a coordinated, global day of action, calling on Sudanese parties to ensure that the upcoming elections do not become a flashpoint for increased violence and human rights abuses.In recent days, many opposition parties have withdrawn from critical parts of the elections citing concerns that the election will not be free and fair and reports of widespread restrictions on basic freedoms. Campaigners fear that although the eyes of the world will turn to Sudan during the elections there will be inadequate focus on the human rights situation on the ground.

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