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Call for Sudan to release detained Maaliya

March 15 - 2018 KHARTOUM / PORT SUDAN
Activists and lawyers have called for the immediate release of 63 members of the Maaliya tribe who have been detained in Kober Prison in Khartoum, as well as Port Sudan prison without charge or trial for more than eight months.
Activists and lawyers have called for the immediate release of 63 members of the Maaliya tribe who have been detained in Kober Prison in Khartoum, as well as Port Sudan prison without charge or trial for more than eight months.

Activists and lawyers have called for the immediate release of 63 members of the Maaliya tribe who have been detained in Kober Prison in Khartoum, as well as Port Sudan prison without charge or trial for more than eight months.

Among the detainees are five teachers arrested from Adila and Abu Karinka eight months ago.

Activists and lawyers described the arrests as arbitrary, unfair, and contrary to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and all international conventions ratified by the Government of the Sudan.

Activists called on the government to immediately release the 63 detainees.

They also called for the release of all political prisoners arrested during the peaceful demonstrations condemning the rise of prices including heads of political parties, political leaders, activists and students.


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