We regularly perform research and produce reports for policy, media, and public audiences. Some are aimed at raising awareness, and others at influencing policy, either to inform Foreign Office policy and practice or to improve Home Office decision-making on asylum, including via distribution to lawyers for use in individual cases.

Our reports are cited regularly by the Home Office in their Country Policy and Information Notes on Sudan.

State of the World’s Emergencies (2017) [PDF]
The Sudan section of this BOND report

Peacekeeping cuts – a decision for Darfur (2017)
A mini report with testimonies from Darfuris ahead of UN Security Council renewal of the peacekeeping mission’s mandate

Post-deportation update (2017) [PDF]
A short update detailing recent cases of individuals returned to Sudan and put at risk as failed asylum seekers

The UK’s involvement in the Khartoum Process as it relates to Sudan (2016) [PDF]
A description of this EU tool for addressing migration flows from the Horn of Africa, considering specifically the UK-Sudan relationship

Mental health provision in Sudan – the psychiatric & psychological infrastructure (2016) [PDF]
Account of the low provision of mental health services in Sudan and dangers returning an affected individual to the country

Female genital mutilation and cutting in Sudan (2016) [PDF]
Considers the prevalence and attitudes towards FGM/C in Sudan and risk to children returned to the country

The Long Arm of the Sudanese Regime (2014) [PDF]
An update to our 2012 report ‘Danger of Returning Home’, looking at risk to those returned to Sudan

Rape in Darfur – A History of Predation (2015) [PDF]
A report on sexual violence in Darfur drawing on first-hand testimonies from the region

Risk to LGBT communities and HIV sufferers in Sudan (2015) [PDF]
Looking at the dangers of being LBGT in Sudan and at the low levels of access to anti-retrovirals

Support organisations in Italy (2015) | English | Arabic [both PDFs]
Prepared in response to increasing numbers of asylum-seekers being returned to Italy as a third country, to help prepare them

The Cost of Inaction – Can Sudan Afford Five More Years with Bashir? (2015) [PDF]
Research compiling ways in which Sudan had suffered over five years since President Omar Al-Bashir’s appointment as

The Danger of Returning Home (2012) [PDF]
Our first report on risk on return for failed asylum seekers based on first-hand testimony of returnees

The Human Rights Situation in East Sudan (2012) [PDF]
Looking at the under-reported area of East Sudan and human rights abuses there

The Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services (2011) [PDF]
A briefing on the repressive practices and torture used by NISS

The border agency are playing a game to scare us (2011) [PDF]
A report by Waging Peace, Symaag and Northern Refugee Centre

Trafficking and Forced Recruitment of Child Soldiers on the Chad/Sudan Border (2008) [PDF]
Identifying rebel factions, including JEM and Chadian groups, accused of recruiting Darfuri refugees as child soldiers

The Home Office Are Playing a Game to Scare Us

The UN-AU Hybrid Mission in Darfur – Will It Work? (2007) | English | Arabic [PDFs]
Our consideration of the peacekeeping mission UNAMID’s effectiveness at the time of its implementation