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Alkarama confirmed that the Sudanese authorities had released four political detainees, following court decisions to acquit them of all charges against them. Alkarama had submitted their cases to the United Nations human rights mechanisms.

On 10 March 2022, Alkarama sent a communication to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) regarding brigadier general Gamaleldeen Al Shaheed, who was arrested at his home on 29 June 2020 by the military intelligence services under the command of Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Al Burhan.

Alkarama supports the call of the UN expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Adama Diang, to end the excessive use of force against peaceful protesters, lift the state of emergency in the country, release all remaining protesters and activists as well as investigate promptly and impartially all allegations of human rights violations.

On 04 January 2022, Alkarama submitted to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) the case of Djuma Aris Fadlallah HAMDI who has been arbitrarily detained since his arrest in Khartoum by security forces on 05th July 2020.

To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, Switzerland

4 September 2018

Re: Addressing the serious human rights and humanitarian situation in Sudan


(Geneva, August 3, 2018) - On July 26, 2018, Alkarama, along with the Arab Media Crisis Network and the Arab Coalition for Sudan – ACS, requested the intervention of several UN experts in the case of Ahmed Abakar, a journalist who has been harassed, threatened and banned from working by the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS).

Geneva (April 11, 2018) – On April 10, 2018, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir issued a decree “setting free all political detainees in the country,” state media organisation Sudan News Agency reported.

UPDATE: Abdul Latif Abdul Latif Ali was released on April 10, 2018 following the issuance of a presidential decree “setting free all political detainees in the country.” Read more

Update: Yousif El Koda was released on March 27, 2018. Omar Ushari Ahmed Mahmoud and Amjed El Tayeb are still secretly detained.

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