April 29, 2016

Sudan: Release Protesters (UA 100/16)

Six former University of Khartoum students have been detained without charge in Khartoum since 23 April after being arrested by the Sudanese National Intelligence Security Service (NISS) during a protest against the sale of the university buildings. They are at risk of torture and ill-treatment.
1) Please write immediately in Arabic, English or your own language:
  • Urging the Sudanese authorities to ensure that Mohamed Farouk, Murtada Eltuhami, Ibrahim Abu Samara, Hassan Mahmoud, Nazim Abdelrahim and Ammar Hassan are either charged with a recognizable offence or are immediately and unconditionally released;
  • Calling on the authorities give all six detainees access to lawyers, to medical treatment and to their families;
  • Urging them to ensure that the detainees are not subjected to torture or any ill-treatment and investigate the allegations of torture and ill-treatment reported by those released.
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.
3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact!
  • EITHER send a short email to [email protected] with “UA 100/16” in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent,
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.