12/10/2018

Urgent Action: Sudanese Activist Deported, at Risk of Torture (Sudan: UA 205.18)


Sudanese political activist Mohamed Hassan Alim Shareef was deported from Egypt to Sudan on 9 October. Officers from Sudan’s National Intelligence Service (NISS) arrested him upon his arrival in Sudan. He is currently detained at the NISS headquarters in Khartoum North. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience, held solely for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression.

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Sudanese political activist Mohamed Hassan Alim Shareef was deported from Egypt to Sudan on 9 October. Officers from Sudan’s National Intelligence Service (NISS) arrested him upon his arrival in Sudan. He is currently detained at the NISS headquarters in Khartoum North. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience, held solely for peacefully 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 Mohamed Hassan Alim Shareef immediately and unconditionally;
  • Urging them to ensure that Mohamed Hassan Alim Shareef is granted regular access to his family, medical treatment and a lawyer of his choice without delay;
  • Urging them to ensure that, pending his release, he is protected from torture and other ill-treatment.

Contact these two officials by 21 January 2019:

President
Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir
Office of the President

People’s Palace
PO Box 281
Khartoum, Sudan
Salutation: Your Excellency

Ambassador Mohamed Abdalla Idris
Embassy of the Republic of Sudan
2210 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20008

Phone: 202 338 8565 I Fax: 202 667 2406
Email: [email protected] OR [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

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