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Madani Ali Abdel Rahman

Madani Ali Abdel Rahman

HRD, Lawyer
Darfur Bar Association

Madani Ali Abdel Rahman is a human rights lawyer, and a member of the Darfur Bar Association, an organisation of lawyers across Sudan who provide legal aid to civil and political activists. Their work is centred around human rights, victims of torture, cases of arbitrary detention and issues regarding freedom of expression. Through his work as a human rights lawyer, Madani Ali Abdel Rahman has focused on cases regarding the Emergency Regulations in Sudan, which are routinely used to target human rights defenders.


The ongoing violence by government forces, pro-government militia groups and anti-government armed group forms the backdrop to continued harassment, arbitrary arrests, incommunicado detentions and alleged torture of human rights defenders (HRDs) by Sudanese military and security forces.