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Report: Criminalisation of Women in Sudan


Cover of report: 'Criminalisation of Women in Sudan' from the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) and The Redress Trust. SSSUK joined the Centre for African Studies at SOAS, London, in organizing a seminar to help launch this report on 4th December 2017. The full text of the report is available at A brief report on the launch event is here.

The return of Carlo Acefalo

Work by SSSUK member Ricardo Preve led to the return to Italy of a submariner's remains, in a ceremony at Port Sudan on 19th April 2018. Carlo Acefalo died in 1940 on the barren Red Sea island of Barra Musa Khebir after escaping from a sinking submarine with fellow crew members (see Sudan Studies No. 53).


The Sudans Takeover (Sudanese journalism in The Guardian)

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On 7 July 2016 The Guardian newspaper's Africa Network featured the work of a group of Sudanese and South Sudanese journalists, reporting on the issues facing their countries. "From clubbing to beauty politics, police crackdowns to the ongoing war in Darfur, their stories offer a new way to understand this under-reported region." The journalists whose work was featured are: Ahmad Abushakeema, Yousra Elbagir, Mohamed Hilali, Mariak Bol Majok, Opoka p'Arop Otto, Zeinab Mohammed Salih.

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