November 28, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Sudanese Student Held In Solitary Confinement (Sudan: UA 203.17)


Naser Aldeen Mukhtar Mohamed, the former chairperson of the Darfur Students Association at the Holy Quran University, was arrested on 22 August in Khartoum by National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) agents. Now, more than three months later, he is still being held without charge in solitary confinement at the NISS detention centre in Khartoum North.

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Naser Aldeen Mukhtar Mohamed, the former chairperson of the Darfur Students Association at the Holy Quran University, was arrested on 22 August in Khartoum by National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) agents. Now, more than three months later, he is still being held without charge in solitary confinement at the NISS detention centre in Khartoum North.

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

  • Immediately and unconditionally release Naser Aldeen Mukhtar Mohamed, as he is being held solely for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression;
  • Ensure that, pending his release, Naser Aldeen Mukhtar Mohamed is granted access to his lawyers, family and adequate medical treatment;
  • Ensure that he is not subjected to torture and other ill-treatment during their detention, and that any allegations of torture and other ill-treatment are thoroughly and impartially investigated.

Contact these two officials by 8 January, 2017:

President
HE Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir
Office of the President
People’s Palace
PO Box 281
Khartoum, Sudan
Salutation: Your Excellency

Ambassador Maowia Osman Khalid, Embassy of the Republic of Sudan
2210 Massachusetts Ave., Washington DC 20008
Phone: 202 338 8565  I  Fax: 1 202 667 2406
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @MaowiaKhalid
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 203.17
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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