Sudan: Further information on prisoner of conscience / fear of torture

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AFR 54/009/1997

Samira Hassan Ali Karrar (f), human rights activist; Widaat Hassan Ali Karrar, her sister: Samira Hassan Ali Karrar was rearrested on 5 February 1997. Her sister, Widaat Hassan Ali Karrar, was arrested on the morning of 6 February 1997. It is believed that they were arrested to prevent a suspected public demonstration from taking place on 6 February 1997. Amnesty International regards both women as prisoners of conscience and is calling for their immediate and unconditional release.

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