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|December 18, 2009|
The oppressive actions taken by the Sudanese forces "undermine political rights and fundamental freedoms. The Center is gravely concerned by the recent action of the security forces in Khartoum to restrict legitimate activity related to the exercise of freedom of assembly, association and speech" responded the election monitoring body.
They also protested the fact that election committees in Darfur did not gain access to all displaced persons' camps in Darfur, including two of the largest IDP camps Kass and Kalma.
The Carter Center noted "checks on the distribution of proof of residency documents appeared weak, and given the widespread view of the partisan nature of local popular committees, this created some perceptions of bias in the process of identifying registrants."