Further information on UA 159/93 (AFR 54/19/93, 18 May) - Sudan: fear of torture / legal concern and new concern: death penalty: Colonel Mustafa Ahmad al-Hassan al-Tilib, Lieutenant al-Tayib Nuor al-Daim Mohamed Osman, Gaafar Yassin Ahmad Abdullah, Osman

Further information on UA 159/93 (AFR 54/19/93, 18 May) - Sudan: fear of torture / legal concern and new concern: death penalty: Colonel Mustafa Ahmad al-Hassan al-Tilib, Lieutenant al-Tayib Nuor al-Daim Mohamed Osman, Gaafar Yassin Ahmad Abdullah, Osman

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Index Number: AFR 54/044/1993
Date Published: 17 December 1993
Categories: Africa, Sudan

The first 11 prisoners listed above will be tried by a special court on 20 December 1993 on charges including plotting against the state and espionage. Seventeen others in exile will be tried in absentia. AI is concerned that, if convicted, they may face the death sentence.


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