There are reports of fabricated and coerced confessions, a long time NISS tactic, as well as reports of underaged children being charged in relation to protests.
There are unconfirmed reports that Huzaa, a martyr of the protests in Shambat, North Khartoum had been detained for statements she made regarding the security forces, calling them "dogs of the government."
The government, some report, has offered families of murdered protesters to perform Hajj, sponsored by the government.
The families of those killed in the protests continue to be denied death certificates, instead receiving only permission to bury their loved ones.
President Bashir is due to leave to perform Hajj on Sunday, at the invitation of the Saudi government.
A demonstrations in support of Sudanese protesters calling for regime change was held in front of the Hague, the Netherlands on 5 October 2013. Watch video here.
On October 6, Al Arabiya reported that charges were dropped by a judge in Haj Yousef, North Khartoum, against 19 detained protesters due to a lack of evidence against them.