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Human rights, the church, and post-war Sudan

Kussala Eduardo Hiiboro

Human rights, the church, and post-war Sudan

by Kussala Eduardo Hiiboro

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Published by Paulines Publications Africa in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-343).

StatementKussala Eduardo Hiiboro.
The Physical Object
Pagination343 p. ;
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17013205M
ISBN 109966083448
LC Control Number2008349818
OCLC/WorldCa236084021

South Sudan’s civil war largely destroyed the health system and other basic services, leaving women especially exposed. Human rights groups and medical charities reported many women were raped.   Last week, security agents raided the library of the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church, founded by missionaries in central Khartoum more than a hundred years ago, seizing all books .

  Why Human Rights Need Faith. The issue here is whether human rights might be regarded as self-driven and sustained in the sense of a connected worldview in which the belief in universal human dignity is grounded. In this regard, a distinction may be made between religion and faith. The term religion stems from the Latin religio in the sense of. Sudan's human rights record has been widely condemned. Some human rights organizations have documented a variety of abuses and atrocities carried out by the Sudanese government over the past several years under the rule of Omar Human Rights Report by the United States Department of State noted serious concerns over human rights violations by the government and .

Book Description. Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and transitional justice initiatives have recognized that the failure to develop a stable political and. The Master of Arts in Human Rights, developed by the Institute for Human Ecology (IHE), is designed for graduate students from the United States as well as abroad, with diverse academic interests and backgrounds, who wish to study human rights from a distinctly Catholic perspective.


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This study asserts that women’s rights are far from being recognized in South Sudan despite its efforts to include the rights of women in the Transitional Constitution after its attainment of independence from Sudan in While the article acknowledges the traditional modernization theory and cultural sovereignty theory, it engages.

Human rights, the church, and post-war Sudan. [Kussala Eduardo Hiiboro] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Kussala Eduardo Hiiboro. Find more information about: ISBN:   Image shows the flag of Sudan.

(Image by David Peterson from Pixabay) A new dawn has come for religious freedom and human rights in Sudan. The government passed several laws that got rid of the country’s apostasy law, allow non-Muslims to drink alcohol, and criminalize female genital mutilation.

The laws repeal other oppressive systems as well. According to Mission Network News, A new dawn has come for religious freedom and human rights in Sudan. The government passed several laws that got rid of the country’s apostasy law, allow non-Muslims to drink alcohol, and criminalize female genital mutilation.

The Rev Yahia Abdelrahim Nalu of the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) said: It is a good move, and I hope all will go well with these changes of law.

However, Sudan. Human rights, rights that belong to an individual or group of individuals simply for being human, or as a consequence of inherent human vulnerability, or because they are requisite to the possibility of a just society.

Whatever their theoretical justification, human rights refer to a wide continuum of values or capabilities thought to enhance human agency or protect human interests and.

The two parties have also agreed to create a Ministry for Peace and Human Rights. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has acknowledged improvements in the country’s religious and political atmosphere.

After a visit to that country in February, the commission’s chair, Tony Perkins, expressed optimism. Inthe Presbyterian Church of Sudan filed suit in US federal cout against Talisman Energy.

They alleged the company's complicity in the Sudanese Government's human rights abuses against non-Muslims living in the area of Talisman's oil concession in Souther Sudan.

Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan (A/HRC/36/63) Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan (A/HRC/33/65) Report of the Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights - Mission to Sudan (A/HRC/33/48/Add.1).

YAMBIO, Sudan, JUNE 6, ().-Being the shepherd of a Sudanese flock is both a privilege and a burden, says the bishop of the Tombura-Yambio Diocese, who himself once lived as a. Sudan’s human rights record continued to be defined by government repression and violations of basic civil and political rights, restriction of religious freedoms, and disregard for obligations.

Constitutional provisions. The Constitution of South Sudan describes the country as "a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-racial entity where such diversities peacefully coexist". Part One of the Constitution also states that "South Sudan is founded on justice, equality, respect for human dignity and advancement of human rights and fundamental freedoms".

Sudan Drops Death Penalty for Apostasy, Alcohol Ban for Christians Amendments offer good news for Christian minority, but also concern that reforms may be. Intimidation, arrests and church demolition. Sudan’s current political chaos has left Christians in limbo. The secession of South Sudan in has also made Christians more vulnerable as Islamic conservatives in Sudan push for a Shariah State.

Kastfelt (), ‘the region from the southern Sudan through northern Uganda to Rwanda, Burundi, and Congo – now the scene of brutal civil 1 Introduction The Causes & Costs of War in Africa From Liberation Struggles to the ‘War on Terror’ PAUL TIYAMBE ZELEZA.

Human Rights and Development Organization said that a Catholic church, an Orthodox church, and a Sudan Internal Church in Bout were burnt down on both Dec. 28 and Jan. 16; the church. Book: Human Rights, the Church and Post-War Sudan Kussala Eduardo Hiiboro, bishop of Tambura-Yambio in South Sudan, brings an extensive academic background and his own lived experiences to the issue of human rights in Sudan in Human Rights, the Church and Post-War Sudan (Paulines Publications Africa.

The Rev. Yat Michael and the Rev. Peter Yen Reith of the South Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church were detained without charge in December and Januaryrespectively.

In a May 4 hearing the pastors were charged under Sudan’s Criminal Act of for offenses ranging from undermining the constitutional system or endangering the.

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Human Rights Watch also published Civilian Devastation: Abuses by All Parties in the War in Southern Sudan in and Children of Sudan: Slaves, Street Children and Child Soldiers in. The historic events happening in the African nation of Sudan exemplify the Church's unique giftedness.

Although it is possible for war to break out again in this country, we can still be proud of the Church's efforts to help Southern Sudan achieve independence.

But such accomplishments are nothing new for the Church. As Sudan marked the first anniversary of the anti-al-Bashir protests, Amnesty International urged transitional authorities to protect rights .Amnesty International holds that the death penalty breaches human rights, in particular the right to life and the right to live free from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Both rights are protected under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the UN in