Sudan: Lawyer and human rights defender Saleh Mahmud Osman visited AI UK in London in April 2005. He discussed his work for the Amal Center in Nyala, in the Darfur region, where he provides legal aid for the victims of human rights abuses. The center also provides medical treatment and rehabilitation for survivors of torture. Saleh Mahmud Osman was detained in connection with his work on February 1, 2004, and spent seven months in detention before being released on September 4, 2004.
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Myanmar: Rohingya Community Leaders Imprisoned (UA 73/15)
Four Rohingya men have been imprisoned for their role in community protests in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in 2013. They are prisoners of conscience who must be immediately and unconditionally released.