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Case #9 Race/ethnicity/clan

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Case #1 Sudan Child/forced marriage, Religious Apr 20, 1995 (Asylum Office)
Case #253 Sudan Dec 02, 1999 (Immigration Judge)

The applicant and her family are closely involved with the Umma Party, one of the largest political parties in Sudan. After the 1989 military coup, the government banned all political parties, including the Umma party. Since the coup, her father has been taken from their home and interrogated about his political activities on numerous occasions. The applicant continued her political activities... Read more

Case #570 Sudan Female Genital Cutting - Past FGC, Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower Mar 01, 2001 (Immigration Judge)

The applicant has been a member of the Sudanese Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) since the early 1980s. She joined the party because of her belief in democratic values, such as tolerance, equality of women, and the value of multiculturalism. Because of her involvement distributing fliers for the DUP, the applicant was arrested as a teenager for distributing �¯�¿�½anti-... Read more

Case #433 Sudan Honor killing or violence May 17, 2000 (Asylum Office)

The applicant was an active participant in the Democratic Unionist Party (�DUP�), speaking out against the government. She left Sudan because the government�s repeated harassment and insistence on her abandoning her political activities made life intolerable. She joined the DUP while a university student. As a DUP activist, she engaged in pamphlet writing and distribution, and public... Read more

Case #249 Sudan Female Genital Cutting (FGC) / other mutilation, Female Genital Cutting - Past FGC Jul 18, 2000 (Immigration Judge)
Case #570 Sudan Female Genital Cutting - Past FGC, Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower

The applicant has been a member of the Sudanese Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) since the early 1980s. She joined the party because of her belief in democratic values, such as tolerance, equality of women, and the value of multiculturalism. Because of her involvement distributing fliers for the DUP, the applicant was arrested as a teenager for distributing �¯�¿�½anti-... Read more

Case #10778 Sudan Race/ethnicity/clan, Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower

A Virginia Immigration Judge granted asylum to a man from South Sudan. The man's father was a member of the government of Sudan who was jailed for participating in South Sudanese liberation groups. The man's family fled to a refugee camp in Egypt, while he came to the United States. 

Case #160 Sudan Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower, Women's rights activist/feminist beliefs (non-domestic/familial and non-gang) Jun 15, 1999 (Asylum Office)

The applicant has been persecuted by the National Islamic Front (NIF) regime ever since it came to power in 1989. In 1989, she participated in an anti-government demonstration, at which she was attacked and knocked unconscious by government security forces. She was subsequently detained and tortured, verbally abused, and threatened. The applicant attended a university in Sudan where she was... Read more

Case #522 Sudan Sep 27, 2000 (Asylum Office)

The applicant is a 23-year-old non-practicing Muslim woman who is a feminist and democratic activist opposed to the Sudanese govt's policies of restricting the liberties and freedoms of women.

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