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Sudan: Medical letter writing action: Fear of amputation for 19 men

, Index number: AFR 54/005/2001

Nineteen men are awaiting "cross amputation" after they were convicted of armed robbery. Five other defendants in the same trial have already suffered "cross-amputation" on 25 and 27 January 2001. A doctor reportedly oversaw the amputations. The other 19 men are expected to face the same torture.

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