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Constitutionalism, Human Rights, and Islam after the Arab Spring by Grote, Rainer; Röder, Tilmann J (22nd August 2016)

Part 5 Liberty, Equality, and The Rights of Minorities, 5.8 Rights of Religious Minorities in Sudan

Noha Ibrahim Abdelgabar

From: Constitutionalism, Human Rights, and Islam after the Arab Spring

Rainer Grote, Tilmann J. Röder

Since the secession of South Sudan in July 2011, there has been a marked call for the application of Sharīʿah law in Sudan, as indicated in numerous pronouncements made by the government of Sudan, which call for Islamic constitutionalism. The resurgence of the call for the application of Sharīʿah law, coupled with the dismantling of mechanisms that were put in place during the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA)—such as the Special Commission for the Protection of the Rights of Non-Muslims in Khartoum—has triggered fears within non-Muslim...
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