07/06/2018

Urgent Action: Health Concerns for Detained Sudanese Activist (Sudan: UA 127.18)


The family of Sudanese activist Husham Ali Mohamed Ali has received disturbing information that he has been injured while in detention. The Sudanese National Intelligence Service (NISS) arrested him upon arrival in Sudan on 29 May. The NISS have not allowed his family and lawyer to visit. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience held solely for exercising his right to freedom of expression.

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The family of Sudanese activist Husham Ali Mohamed Ali has received disturbing information that he has been injured while in detention. The Sudanese National Intelligence Service (NISS) arrested him upon arrival in Sudan on 29 May. The NISS have not allowed his family and lawyer to visit. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience held solely for exercising his right to freedom of expression.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Calling on the Sudanese authorities to release Husham Ali Mohammad Ali immediately and unconditionally, as he is a prisoner of conscience detained solely for the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression;
  • Urging them to ensure that Husham Ali Mohammad Ali is granted regular access to his family and a lawyer of his choice without delay, pending his release;
  • Urging them to ensure that pending his release, he is protected from torture and other ill-treatment;
  • Calling on them to ensure that he is receiving proper medical treatment.

Contact these two officials by 17 August, 2018:
President
Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir

Office of the President
People’s Palace
PO Box 281
Khartoum, Sudan
Salutation: Dear President

Ambassador Maowia Osman Khalid,
Embassy of the Republic of Sudan
2210 Massachusetts Ave. NW,

Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 202 338 8565 I Fax: 1 202 667 2406
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
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