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SOAS scholar presents report to UN Human Rights Council

Mashood Baderin

25 September 2013

Mashood Baderin, Professor of Law at SOAS, University of London presented his report on the Sudan to the UN Human Rights Council on 25 September 2013.

In his ‘Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan’, Professor Baderin provides an overview of the general human rights situation in the Sudan and outlines the major human rights challenges faced by the Government, describing the progress made in meeting these challenges.

The scholar also identifies technical assistance and capacity-building needs of the Government and provides a set of recommendations addressed to the Government, the international community, civil society organizations and the armed movements in the Sudan.

The Council Members unanimously agreed that Professor Baderin's mandate should be renewed for another another year. The resolution was passed without objection from any State.

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Download ‘Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan’.