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Sudan: Further information on Fear of torture or ill-treatment/Detentions without charge/ possible prisoners of conscience: Adil Mahmoud and Mohammed al Hassan

, Index number: AFR 54/019/2001

Mohamed al Hassan Ibrahim was released from the Security Service office and told to report back the following day, together with, Omar Sidahmed (m), lawyer, Jalal Mohamed al Said (m), lawyer, Bakri Gibreil (m), lawyer, Yousef Hussein (m), Communist Party member, Abbas Mohamed al Tahir (m), Communist Party member, Nasr Aldeen Yousef (m), lawyer, and Haydar Abdelrahman (m), lawyer. Omar Sidahmed arrived late and was beaten; the others were made to stand in direct sunlight for two hours; none were questioned or told why they had been arrested. The whole group have been made to report to the Security Service every day since, and are at risk of further torture and ill-treatment while this continues. Adil Mohamed has had no contact with the outside world since his arrest; and there are unconfirmed reports that he has been transferred to Kober prison in Khartoum.

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