All charges against human rights activist Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, director of the Sudan Social Development Organization (SUDO), were dropped on August 7, 2004, and he was released. Dr. Mudawi was arrested in December 2003 after he visited Darfur in the course of his work for SUDO and charged with crimes against the state that carried the death penalty.
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South Sudan: Ensure Safety of 30 Men Still in Arbitrary Detention (UA 87/16)
33 men are still in arbitrary detention at the National Security Service (NSS) headquarters in the Jebel neighbourhood of Juba, the capital of South Sudan. One of the men is Christopher Gwagbwe, an Episcopal priest in his sixties affiliated with the Charismatic Episcopal Church. His health is deteriorating in poor conditions of detention and he has been denied family visits since November 2015.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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