Last Thursday, 25 August 2016, Italy has started sending migrants back to Sudan on special chartered flights, with 48 suadenes refugees already deported.
Sudanese and Italian authorities are working together to tackle the so-called migrant crisis. This deportation is clearly part of the cooperation between the Sudanese dictatorship regime and the EU, which was started a long time ago with “Khartoum process” http://www.aedh.eu/The-Khartoum-Process-a-new-step-in.html
And at the same time the whole world knows that President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir is wanted for war crimes and crimes against humanity be the International Criminal Court (ICC) and is abusing human rights on all levels. Amnesty International says about the human rights situation in Sudan 2015/16: “The authorities repressed the media, civil society organisations and opposition political parties, severely curtailing freedoms of expression, association and assembly. Armed conflict in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile states continued to cause mass displacement and civilian casualties; human rights abuses were perpetrated by all parties to these conflicts. Government forces destroyed civilian buildings, including schools, hospitals and clinics in conflict areas, and obstructed humanitarian access to civilians needing support because of the ongoing hostilities.” (https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/africa/sudan/report-sudan/) And after all that, we see that Italy and the EU are working …read more