Sudan: Prisoners of conscience / fear or torture: Mohamed Ibrahim Abdu (known as Kabaj), businessman, Saudi Darraj, trade unionist, Ali al-Mahi al-Sakhi, trade unionist, Ahmad Osman, trade unionist, Atif Haroun, accountant, Kamal 'Abd al-Karim Mirghani, e
AI fears that the above may be facing torture in incommunicado detention. It also believes that the men are prisoners of conscience, detained solely because of their history of non-violent political activity. The arrests follow a security clampdown following widespread anti-government street demonstrations between 11 and 14 September 1995. Many of those named above have been arrested before.