08 Jan 2011
Joint Press Release: Deteriorating Situation in Darfur of Great Concern Warn NGOs: UN must step up reporting on humanitarian and human rights situation in Sudan

A coalition of human rights and advocacy NGOs has today warned of rising levels of violence in Darfur during and after the referendum on southern self-determination, scheduled to begin tomorrow. The coalition, including Human Rights Watch, African Centre for Peace and Justice Studies and The Enough Project has urged the UN Security Council to insist on regular public reports on the humanitarian and human rights situation in Darfur and throughout Sudan in order to adequately monitor the situation on the ground.