Further information on UA 411/93 (AFR 54/41/93, 19 November) - Sudan: fear of torture: Sid Ahmad al-Hussein
Sid Ahmad al-Hussein was reportedly freed from detention on 20 February 1994.
EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: AFR 54/02/94
24 February 1994
Further information on UA 411/93 (AFR 54/41/93, 19 November 1993) Fear of Torture
SUDAN:Sid Ahmad al-Hussein, senior member of Democratic Unionist Party
Amnesty International has just learned that Sid Ahmad al-Hussein was freed
from detention on 20 February 1994.
His release comes in the week before the United Nations Commission on Human
Rights in Geneva is scheduled to examine the human rights situation in Sudan.
No further action is required on his behalf. Thank you to everyone who sent
Note: Abdallah Barakat, who was named in UA 411/93, was released after being
briefly detained. He was subsequently rearrested in February 1994. See UA
49/94 (AFR 54/01/94, 14 February 1994).