Document - Sudan: Further information on death threats / torture / fear of torture / fear of "disappearance": Widad Hassan Ali Karrar, Samira Hassan Ali Karrar, Alia Hassan Ali Karrar, Mahasin (family name not known, wife of Bashir El Tayid), Souad Abdelrahim, Awadi

EXTERNAL (for general distribution)AI Index: AFR 54/14/95

Distr: UA/SC


12 May 1995


Further information on UA 53/95 (AFR 54/09/95, 28 February 1995) and follow-up (AFR 54/10/95 3 March) - Death threats / Torture / Fear of Torture / Fear of "disappearance"


SUDANWidad Hassan Ali Karrar (f)

Samira Hassan Ali Karrar (f)

Alia Hassan Ali Karrar (f)

Mahasin (family name unknown), wife of Bashir El Tayid

Souad Abdelrahim (f)

Awadis Mirgani (f)

Kamal Abualgasim

and 22 other members of the families of the 28 army officers executed on 24 April 1990 after and unfair trial



Amnesty International learned in late April that Kamal Abualgasim was released from detention on 2 March 1995, two days after he was arrested by security force officers. No further information is available about his detention.


The families of the executed officers continue to campaign for an investigation into the deaths of their relatives.


No further appeals are required at this time. Many thanks to all those who wrote appeals.



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