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Sudan: Further information: More arrests following protests in Sudan

, Index number: AFR 54/006/2011

On 2 February, 16 people including nine members of staff working at Al-Midan newspaper, were arrested by the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) in Sudan. An estimated 60 people remain in detention following demonstrations in Khartoum, the capital, on 30 January and 2 February. They are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

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