Posted by: APO | 9 March 2017

Sudan: TRACKs-affiliated rights defenders sentenced, fined and finally released after ten months of arbitrary detention

After twenty-four court sessions, the Khartoum Central Criminal Court sentenced human rights defenders Khalafalla Al-Afif Mukhtar, Midhat A. Hamdan and Mustafa Adam to one-year imprisonment and a fine. The three men were released on time served after paying their fines. The court decision exposes the shrinking space in which Sudanese civil society operates, the Observatory for the Protection of Human… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/sudan-tracksaffiliated-rights-defenders-sentenced-fined-and-finally-released-after-ten-months-of-arbitrary-detention?lang=en


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