Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Sudan http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Court Sentences Woman to Death for Converting to Christianity http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403982_text Freedom of religion; Crime and law enforcement; Human rights - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403982_text Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Citizenship Changed for Residents from the South http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402753_text Citizenship and nationality - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 20 Jul 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402753_text Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Framework Accord Between Government and Liberation Movement http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402730_text International affairs - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 Jul 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402730_text Global Legal Monitor: South Sudan; Sudan: Sexual, Gender Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402541_text Families - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements On February 20, 2011, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), a local civil rights organization, accused the Northern Sudanese security apparatus of systematically using gender-based violence against female activists, in response to anti-government protests. (Sudan Used... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402541_text Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Corporal Punishment Incident Under Investigation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402423_text Crime and law enforcement - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements On February 20, 2011, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), a local civil rights organization, accused the Northern Sudanese security apparatus of systematically using gender-based violence against female activists, in response to anti-government protests. (Sudan Used It was reported on December 12, 2010, that the Sudanese Judicial Authority ordered an investigation into the way in which a flogging sentence was carried out against a woman convicted on indecency charges (Judiciary Orders Probe... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 15 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402423_text Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Woman Tried Under Sudanese Criminal Code for Wearing Pants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401508_text Families - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements On February 20, 2011, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), a local civil rights organization, accused the Northern Sudanese security apparatus of systematically using gender-based violence against female activists, in response to anti-government protests. (Sudan Used It was reported on December 12, 2010, that the Sudanese Judicial Authority ordered an investigation into the way in which a flogging sentence was carried out against a woman convicted on indecency charges (Judiciary Orders Probe It was recently reported in the Saudi Arabian press that a Sudanese woman faces 40 lashes for wearing pants in public. The woman, who works as a journalist with the United Nations Mission in Sudan, is... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 20 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401508_text Global Legal Monitor: Permanent Court of Arbitration; Sudan: Ruling on Long Disputed Abyei Region http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401463_text Alternative dispute resolution - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements On February 20, 2011, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), a local civil rights organization, accused the Northern Sudanese security apparatus of systematically using gender-based violence against female activists, in response to anti-government protests. (Sudan Used It was reported on December 12, 2010, that the Sudanese Judicial Authority ordered an investigation into the way in which a flogging sentence was carried out against a woman convicted on indecency charges (Judiciary Orders Probe It was recently reported in the Saudi Arabian press that a Sudanese woman faces 40 lashes for wearing pants in public. The woman, who works as a journalist with the United Nations Mission in Sudan, is On July 22, 2009, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague rendered its final award in the arbitration between the Government of Sudan (in the north, whose capital is Khartoum) and the Sudan People's... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 31 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401463_text Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Controversial Press Law Approved by Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401358_text Freedom of the press - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements On February 20, 2011, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), a local civil rights organization, accused the Northern Sudanese security apparatus of systematically using gender-based violence against female activists, in response to anti-government protests. (Sudan Used It was reported on December 12, 2010, that the Sudanese Judicial Authority ordered an investigation into the way in which a flogging sentence was carried out against a woman convicted on indecency charges (Judiciary Orders Probe It was recently reported in the Saudi Arabian press that a Sudanese woman faces 40 lashes for wearing pants in public. The woman, who works as a journalist with the United Nations Mission in Sudan, is On July 22, 2009, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague rendered its final award in the arbitration between the Government of Sudan (in the north, whose capital is Khartoum) and the Sudan People's On June 8, 2009, Sudan's National Assembly unanimously approved the Press and Publication Act (also referred to as the Journalism and Press Publications Bill 2009), which guarantees freedom of the press but fails to abolish censorship.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 15 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401358_text Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Regional Law on Children's Rights Issued http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401214_text Children - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements On February 20, 2011, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), a local civil rights organization, accused the Northern Sudanese security apparatus of systematically using gender-based violence against female activists, in response to anti-government protests. (Sudan Used It was reported on December 12, 2010, that the Sudanese Judicial Authority ordered an investigation into the way in which a flogging sentence was carried out against a woman convicted on indecency charges (Judiciary Orders Probe It was recently reported in the Saudi Arabian press that a Sudanese woman faces 40 lashes for wearing pants in public. The woman, who works as a journalist with the United Nations Mission in Sudan, is On July 22, 2009, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague rendered its final award in the arbitration between the Government of Sudan (in the north, whose capital is Khartoum) and the Sudan People's On June 8, 2009, Sudan's National Assembly unanimously approved the Press and Publication Act (also referred to as the Journalism and Press Publications Bill 2009), which guarantees freedom of the press but fails to abolish censorship. On April 9, 2009, it was reported that the President of the Government of Southern Sudan (an autonomous region within Sudan), Salva Kiir, officially launched the first law in that region to recognize children's rights. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 14 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401214_text Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Parliament Passes Law on Elections http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540497_text Elections and politics - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements On February 20, 2011, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), a local civil rights organization, accused the Northern Sudanese security apparatus of systematically using gender-based violence against female activists, in response to anti-government protests. (Sudan Used It was reported on December 12, 2010, that the Sudanese Judicial Authority ordered an investigation into the way in which a flogging sentence was carried out against a woman convicted on indecency charges (Judiciary Orders Probe It was recently reported in the Saudi Arabian press that a Sudanese woman faces 40 lashes for wearing pants in public. The woman, who works as a journalist with the United Nations Mission in Sudan, is On July 22, 2009, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague rendered its final award in the arbitration between the Government of Sudan (in the north, whose capital is Khartoum) and the Sudan People's On June 8, 2009, Sudan's National Assembly unanimously approved the Press and Publication Act (also referred to as the Journalism and Press Publications Bill 2009), which guarantees freedom of the press but fails to abolish censorship. On April 9, 2009, it was reported that the President of the Government of Southern Sudan (an autonomous region within Sudan), Salva Kiir, officially launched the first law in that region to recognize children's rights. The On July 1, 2008, Sudan's National Assembly passed a draft law on general elections. The bill had been recommended by the Committee on Legislation and Justice. It establishes a mixed electoral system, involving both majority rule... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540497_text Global Legal Monitor: China; Sudan: Eight Agreements Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540532_text International affairs - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements On February 20, 2011, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), a local civil rights organization, accused the Northern Sudanese security apparatus of systematically using gender-based violence against female activists, in response to anti-government protests. (Sudan Used It was reported on December 12, 2010, that the Sudanese Judicial Authority ordered an investigation into the way in which a flogging sentence was carried out against a woman convicted on indecency charges (Judiciary Orders Probe It was recently reported in the Saudi Arabian press that a Sudanese woman faces 40 lashes for wearing pants in public. The woman, who works as a journalist with the United Nations Mission in Sudan, is On July 22, 2009, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague rendered its final award in the arbitration between the Government of Sudan (in the north, whose capital is Khartoum) and the Sudan People's On June 8, 2009, Sudan's National Assembly unanimously approved the Press and Publication Act (also referred to as the Journalism and Press Publications Bill 2009), which guarantees freedom of the press but fails to abolish censorship. On April 9, 2009, it was reported that the President of the Government of Southern Sudan (an autonomous region within Sudan), Salva Kiir, officially launched the first law in that region to recognize children's rights. The On July 1, 2008, Sudan's National Assembly passed a draft law on general elections. The bill had been recommended by the Committee on Legislation and Justice. It establishes a mixed electoral system, involving both majority rule It was reported on June 13, 2008, that, according to Sudan's Finance Minister Dr. Awad al-Jaz, China and Sudan have pledged to develop their partnership. To that end, the two sides signed eight agreements and preferential... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540532_text Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Opposition Leader Al-Turabi Arrested http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540564_text Elections and politics - On May 15, 2014, a first instance court in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ruled against a Christian woman and imposed a punishment of 100 lashes and the death penalty after finding her guilty of adultery On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On June 28, 2011, the "Framework Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-North) on Political Partnership between the National Congress Party (NCP) and the SPLM-North, and Political and Security Arrangements On February 20, 2011, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), a local civil rights organization, accused the Northern Sudanese security apparatus of systematically using gender-based violence against female activists, in response to anti-government protests. (Sudan Used It was reported on December 12, 2010, that the Sudanese Judicial Authority ordered an investigation into the way in which a flogging sentence was carried out against a woman convicted on indecency charges (Judiciary Orders Probe It was recently reported in the Saudi Arabian press that a Sudanese woman faces 40 lashes for wearing pants in public. The woman, who works as a journalist with the United Nations Mission in Sudan, is On July 22, 2009, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague rendered its final award in the arbitration between the Government of Sudan (in the north, whose capital is Khartoum) and the Sudan People's On June 8, 2009, Sudan's National Assembly unanimously approved the Press and Publication Act (also referred to as the Journalism and Press Publications Bill 2009), which guarantees freedom of the press but fails to abolish censorship. On April 9, 2009, it was reported that the President of the Government of Southern Sudan (an autonomous region within Sudan), Salva Kiir, officially launched the first law in that region to recognize children's rights. The On July 1, 2008, Sudan's National Assembly passed a draft law on general elections. The bill had been recommended by the Committee on Legislation and Justice. It establishes a mixed electoral system, involving both majority rule It was reported on June 13, 2008, that, according to Sudan's Finance Minister Dr. Awad al-Jaz, China and Sudan have pledged to develop their partnership. To that end, the two sides signed eight agreements and preferential On May 12, 2008, Sudanese security forces arrested the leader of the People's Congress opposition party, Hassan al-Turabi, along with ten of his senior assistants. Mahjoub Fadl, media consultant for the Sudanese President, declared that the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540564_text