The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) has continued to monitor human rights violations across Sudan. On 30 June, Joint Forces launched attacks on crowds of peaceful protesters. As result of these attacks, 9 peaceful protesters were killed. 629 people were injured by live ammunition and teargas.

KHARTOUM JULY 29: The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) has continued to monitor the continued crackdown on pro-democracy protests including killing of civilians and other human rights violations across Sudan since 25 October 2021.

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On 30 June 2022, Joint Forces (Sudanese regular police, Central Reserve Police (CRP) and Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) launched attacks on crowds of peaceful protesters in Khartoum, ElFashir North Darfur, Port Sudan, Red Sea State, Kosti in White Nile State, Wad Madani in Aljazeera State during the millions-march rally.

The security agencies used weapons such as live ammunitions, teargas, sticks and leathers lashes. In Elgenina in West Darfur, police used five teargas canisters against protesters, and this was a low number compared to the teargas cannisters used in other areas across Sudan.

As result of these attacks, 9 peaceful protesters were killed including 1 under the age of 15 in Khartoum State. According to Sudanese Doctor’s committee statistics, 629 people were injured by live ammunition and teargas.

Others were sexually harassed, tortured during the arrests and at detention centers. More than 200 protestors have been arrested and detained at police stations, at least 38 female protesters were detained at Northern Police Station.

They were denied bail and later transferred to Omdurman Prison. 63 males including a minor were detained at Northern Police Station in Khartoum. Their lawyers were prevented from accessing them.

They were denied bail and were later transferred to Suba prison, in Kosti While Nile state. Additionally, 9 advocates were beaten and arrested by SAF officers and detained at SAF headquarters before transferring them to a Police Station. They were later released without charges. 1 advocate fractured his right hand as result of torture.

CRP officers were seen kicking a dead body of a 15-year-old boy after he was shot by a CPR officer on Main Street in Riyadh neighborhood in Khartoum. At Omdurman bridge in White Nile, SAF officers opened gunfire on peaceful protesters injuring several people.

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