Khartoum, Feb. 17 (SUNA) –Vice-President of the Sovereignty Council and Commander of Rapid Support Forces (RSF) Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Daglo announced release of detainees of peaceful demonstrations from prisons, release of all RSF’s personnel convicted of disciplinary crimes from Sudanese prisons and payment of their fines.

This came during the tripartite signing of an agreement between the National Commission for Human Rights, the Human Rights and Child Protection Unit of the Rapid Support Forces and the Arab Organization for Human Rights here today, which aims to cooperate in building capacity in human rights for employees of the security and justice sectors and civil society, based on international standards.

Daglo said that human rights is one of the concerns of the Rapid Support Forces, and that they celebrate today a great achievement represented in the memorandum of understanding with the Arab Organization for Human Rights, and affirm that they support the partnership aimed at promoting human rights and child protection.

For his part, Head of the Arab Organization for Human Rights Dr. Alaa El Shalaby said they signed a draft with the Commission for Human Rights in Sudan, praising the response of the Rapid Support Forces to implementing the agreement and engaging stakeholders, noting that they have many partnerships with countries in human rights, considering it an essential issue in the service of political transition, and promotion of human rights for an effective democratic transition.

On his part, Head of the National Commission for Human Rights Dr. Rifat Mirghani said that the agreement aims to raise capacities towards human rights of state workers, praising the support of the Vice-President of the Sovereignty Council, Commander of the Rapid Support Forces Mohamed Hamdan Daglo to the Commission.

In the same context, the representative of Minister of Justice, Gumaa Al-Wakeel, valued the efforts made to promote human rights, indicating that Sudan respects international provisions related to human rights, and ratified instruments in all rights and freedoms, noting that they have ratified seven international agreements out of nine agreements.


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