Sudan: Closing Political Space and Media Crackdown

For Immediate Release Statement by Mark Toner, Deputy Spokesperson December 16, 2016 The United States is concerned about the Government of Sudan’s threatening rhetoric and the crackdown on Sudanese media in response to calls by Sudanese civil society for civil disobedience. If protests do occur, we urge the Government to respond to protesters with restraint, …

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Troika Statement

December 7, 2016 For Immediate Release Joint Statement on Political Detentions and Newspapers’ Censorship The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States), the European Union (the EU, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the UK), and Canada are concerned about the detention, apparently without charge, of a …

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Message for U.S. Citizens

November 8, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that the Government of Sudan recently released an announcement regarding the lifting of state subsidies on certain consumer commodities.  In addition, the government has reportedly taken measures to prevent or disrupt activities to protest the measures. Review your personal security plans, remain aware of …

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