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URGENT ACTION :Tow Nuba Political Activist detained in Port Sudan

Published on April 27, 2012 in news

      On Sunday April 22nd 2012 the Sudanese national security and intelligence services known as NISS in Port Sudan city the capital of Red Sea state in east Sudan arrested tow Nuba political activist. They both detained from their houses , they member of the SPLM/N , one of is the director of the SPLM/N office in Port Sudan , his name is AHMAD ALI TAWR, 60 years old , and the other member of the SPLM/N, his name is AWAD AHMAD ABBAS , “age not known” .

In the NISS campaign in PortSudan against SPLM/N members, another 5 had been arrested in the same day but their names are known yet. The NISS refused to reveal the detainees location and denied visits for their families. Also the other 5 detainees destiny remain unknown .

The Sudanese Government is starting a new wave of arrests and attack on the SPLM/N members , and there are tens of its members are still detained in the NISS detentions for months now without presenting them to justice.

Arry Organization is deeply concerned about the detainees situation inside NISS detentions, as they are endanger of torture and ill-treatment , therefore we call on the Sudanese authorities to reveal their places and release them immediately or charges them , and grant them access to lawyer and family visits.

Please write immediately in English, Arabic or your own language:

Call on the authorities to either charge the detainees  with a recognizable criminal offence or release them immediately;

Call on the NISS to reveal  where they are detained and grant them immediate access to family,lawyer, and to any medical treatment she might require;

Call on the authorities to immediately end the harassment and detention of Nubans on the basis  of their ethnic identity.




HE Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir


Office of the President

People’s Palace PO Box 281

Khartoum, Sudan

Fax: +249 183 782 541

Salutation: Your Excellency

Minister of Justice

Mohammed Bushara Dousa

Ministry of Justice, PO Box 302

Al Nil Avenue

Khartoum, Sudan

Fax: +249 183 764 168

Salutation: Your Excellency

And copies to:

Minister of Interior

Ibrahim Mohamed Hamed

Ministry of Interior

PO Box 873

Khartoum, Sudan

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.


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