October 20, 2017


Sidig Noreen Ali Abdalla, a professor at West Kordofan University who served as a supervisor of the Greater Darfur Students' Association, was arrested on January 16, 2014 for his alleged advocacy on the situation in Darfur. Formal charges have yet to be pressed...

September 2, 2017

On Tuesday August 29, 2017, Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir granted a pardon to Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, an engineering professor at the University of Khartoum, who was charged with six offences, some of which are punishable by death.

As we reported Mudawi Ibrahim Adam wa...

May 17, 2017

On May 11, 2017, Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim was charged with undermining the constitutional system and waging war against the State – both charges that potentially carry the death penalty.

Dr Mudawi Ibrahim is an internationally recognized human rights defender who was the winn...

July 13, 2016

People in Birkat Seira in North Darfur demonstrated against the murder of a university student by a militiaman on Tuesday. Demonstrators reportedly torched the military headquarters.

University of Nyala student Fadul Harun Yousif, who studied Engineering, was shot by a...

May 18, 2016

Endangered Scholars Worldwide is gravely concerns for the safety of 12 Sudanese student activists detained without charges after protests in Khartoum university.

The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) arrested 10 activists on May 5th, on the office of a p...

April 25, 2016

Thousands of Sudanese students have entered their second day of protests following the death of a student in North Kordofan, central Sudan.

Abubakar Hassan, 18, was killed on Monday at Kordofan University by a gunshot wound to the head after intelligence agents opened f...

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Liu Xiaobo – the Quiet, Determined Teller of China’s Inconvenient Truths


China’s most famous dissident, Liu Xiaobo, has died in custody at age 61. The cause was liver cancer. His death, confirmed on July 13 by Chinese justice authorities  in the northeastern city of Shenyang, comes more than two weeks after prison authorities announced he was being moved to a hospital for treatment, news that was followed by pleas from around the world to allow him to travel abroad for care.

Dissident, Liu Xiaobo, won Nobel the Peace Prize in 2010 for ‘long and non-violent struggle’ for human rights. Illustration: Henry Wong

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