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Sudan: Release Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun (UA 277/15)

Sudan: Release Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun (UA 277/15)

URGENT ACTION
DECEMBER 18, 2015
Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun, a 24-year-old student at Omdurman Ahlia University, is currently being held at the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) political office in Khartoum North after his arrest on 14 December. Amnesty International is concerned about his safety while in detention.
 
1) Please write immediately in Arabic, English or your own language:
  • Urging the Sudanese authorities, to either charge Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun with a recognizable offence or immediately release him; 
  • Urging them to ensure that he is not subjected to torture and other ill-treatment while in detention;
  • Calling on them to give him access to lawyers of his own choosing and allow him visits from his family.

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URGENT ACTION SORGE UM STUDENTEN Sudan

URGENT ACTION

SORGE UM STUDENTEN

  • Sudan
UA-277/2015
Index:
AFR 54/3097/2015
18. Dezember 2015

EMAD AL SADIG ISMAEL HAMDOUN, 24-jähriger Student

Karte des Sudan: © United NationsKarte des Sudan: © United Nations

Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun, Student an der Ahlia University in der Stadt Omdurman, wurde am 14. Dezember festgenommen und wird derzeit im Büro des sudanesischen Geheimdienstes (National Intelligence and Security Service - NISS) in Nordkhartum festgehalten. Es besteht Sorge um seine Sicherheit.

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Why are Sudan & Senegal fighting in Yemen?

NEWS & ANALYSIS

Why are Sudan & Senegal fighting in Yemen?

Peter Fabricius says the participation of African countries in Saudi-led military intervention is perplexing and ironic

What are African countries really doing in Yemen?

7 May 2015

When Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser deployed tens of thousands of troops in Yemen in the mid 1960s for several years to support a nationalist coup modelled on his own, ‘It was a bloody and fruitless experience that historians call “Egypt’s Vietnam,”’ asThe New York Timesrecently wrote.

Will the current Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen of 10 mostly Arab, Muslim states – including Egypt – come one day to be known, for the same reason, as their Iraq? The other states are Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Morocco, Jordan, Sudan and Senegal.

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Tutu bemoans Bashir entry into SA

Tutu bemoans Bashir entry into SA

Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir. Credit: AFP

 

Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir. Credit: AFP    

Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Tuesday that some of the most powerful nations' refusal to comply with the International Criminal Court had created an environment for South Africa to allow Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir into, and out of, the country.

"These powerful nations have created the rationale for the South African government to allow al-Bashir into the country despite the international warrant of arrest hanging over his head, and then to allow him to travel home despite a South African High Court order to the contrary," said a statement issued by his foundation.

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Christians arrested in Sudan

Sudan - copyright Geoff Pugh/REX

Christians arrested in Sudan

Wed 30 Dec 2015
By Hannah Tooley

Reports from Sudan suggest that several pastors and other Christians have been detained following a spate of church demolitions in the country.

It is believed the demolitions and burning of places of worship are part of a wider attempt to enforce Islamic rule in the nation.

BosNewsLife has reported that two pastors of the Sudan Church of Christ (SCOC) have been detained.

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Rights Groups Stirring Over Sudan President’s Travels

Plans by Sudan’s president to attend a World War II victory commemoration in China next week and a United Nations session later next month have angered rights groups seeking to remind the world about the international warrants for his arrest.

The Sudanese leader, Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for prosecution by theInternational Criminal Court at The Hague on charges including genocide and war crimes in the country’s Darfur region, has eluded the warrants since the first one was issued in 2009.

“It is outrageous that anyone would welcome him into their border without arresting him,” Tom Andrews, president of the Save Darfur Coalition, a Washington-based advocacy group, said Thursday.

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Report Details New Atrocities in Darfur by Sudanese Force

 

Government forces drive through a village in the Darfur region of Sudan, where Human Rights Watch says campaigns of mass killing and rape are again occurring. CreditAbd Raouf/Associated Press

 

A Sudanese government counterinsurgency force has carried out two campaigns of killings and mass rape in the Darfur region since early 2014,Human Rights Watch said Wednesday in a report that evoked the atrocities committed there by the feared janjaweed militia a decade ago.

The 88-page report, based on interviews with 212 victims and witnesses, describes in detail the accusations against the Sudanese unit, known as the Rapid Support Forces, and says they amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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Sudanese security enjoys “good relations” with the CIA: NISS chief

December 23, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The director of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) Mohamed Atta said his agency maintains “good ties” with the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Atta said in an interview with the Al-Sudani newspaper Wednesday that relations between the NISS and the CIA date back to the late 1990s of the past century.

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Ambassador Alia Hatoug Boura and his Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein: Stop the Jordanian government from deporting hundreds of Darfuri refugees in Jordan to Sudan.

Ambassador Alia Hatoug Boura and his Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein: Stop the Jordanian government from deporting hundreds of Darfuri refugees in Jordan to Sudan.
The Jordanian government and UNHCR in Jordan must respect international laws and protect the genocide affected refugees from Sudan.

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Media update regarding the status of the detainee Imad Elsadig Hamdon

Media update regarding the status of the detainee Imad Elsadig Hamdon

For the the third day since the 14th of December 2015, NISS continue to detain Imad with out taking any formal steps to present him to court or revealing his current medical situation.
On the first day of his detention, his brother received a phone call from a blocked number from someone who claimed to be an intelligence officer whom allowed Imad to talk with his brother in the phone and report to him that he is detained in NISS headquarter in Khartoum North near Shendi transportation stop

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