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The Sudanese authorities have been told to stop the torture and ill-treatment of those detained following demonstrations since mid-June 2012.
Two international church bodies have called for an immediate ceasefire in the renewed fighting between Sudan and South Sudan.
Churches in Sudan are reportedly facing increased restrictions and hostility, since the secession of the southern part of the country six months ago.
Reports of the confiscation of South Sudan’s oil by the Republic of Sudan threaten the region’s prospects for peace say Global Witness
Jubilee Debt Campaign have condemned plans by UK ministers to use cancellation of a theoretical debt to help meet the overseas aid target.
Despite the 2012 independence vote by South Sudan, churches will remain united with those in the North, to help those in Muslim-majority Sudan.
Churches in the Muslim north of Sudan are facing pressure from government officials and members of the public who are demanding their closure.
Church leaders in South Sudan expressed their readiness to help secure peace, stability, growth and development in their new nation.
South Sudan achieves its independence today. The new president has received an assurance of continued solidarity from the World Council of Churches.
The Malaysian government should withdraw its invitation to Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, and arrest him if he travels there, Amnesty International says.