New York

28 December 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Sudan

The Secretary-General is following with concern developments in the Republic of Sudan, including the reported violence and fatalities. He appeals for calm and restraint and calls on the authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into the deaths and violence. He extends his condolences to all those who have lost loved ones in the violence. 
The Secretary-General emphasizes the need to safeguard freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.
New York, 28 December 2018