Her death is a stark reminder of the dangers that journalists continue to face in Sudan.
Sexual violence is rising, civilians face widespread attacks, and journalists and human rights defenders are being silenced, warn rights groups.
Journalists have been deliberately subjected to physical attacks and arbitrary arrests.
“Authorities must ensure that all those who target journalists are held accountable so the press can work safely.”
“Conflicting information and polarizing propaganda create confusion and could lead to actual harm on the ground.”
As the country witnesses poor and unstable internet, warring factions on the ground are taking their battles online.
56 rights groups call for an independent mechanism to investigate human rights violations and advance accountability.
Closure of BBC Arabic radio threatens access to credible information and risks amplifying misinformation.
No one has been held accountable for crimes against the country’s protest movement and the repression shows no sign of abating, says Human Rights Watch.
Sudanese authorities should release all those unlawfully detained, end protester arrests, and lift the state of emergency, says Human Rights Watch.
Journalists covering protests against Sudan’s military rulers are being harassed by authorities.
Sudan’s numerous internet disruptions coupled with contentious legislation impact heavily on freedom of expression and digital rights.
Freedom of expression and digital rights come under fire during Sudan’s military coup, as journalists are detained and access to socal media is blocked once more.
Sudan’s joint civilian and military transitional government amended the cybercrime law in July making it more punitive, while the army recently appointed a commissioner with the mandate to sue online army critics.