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Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, deputy leader of Sudan’s National Umma Party (NUP), was arrested on 11 August at Khartoum Airport. She is currently detained without charge in an unknown location.
Ibrahim El Sheikh, a leading member of the political opposition in Sudan, has been in detention since 8 June. His health is deteriorating and he is at risk of receiving the death penalty.
Amira Osman Hamed, a Sudanese women’s rights activist, continues to face charges of ‘indecent dress’ for refusing to wear a headscarf.
27-year-old Meriam Yehya Ibrahim was eight months pregnant when she appeared before a court in May on charges of 'apostasy' and 'adultery'. When she refused to renounce her Christian faith, the jud...