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Four lawyers remain in detention after participating in protest

July 20 - 2012 NYALA

Four lawyers and members of the Darfur Bar Association have been detained for eleven days now. The Sudanese security forces arrested the four men after they participated in a peaceful protest demanding President Omar Al Bashir to stop the use of excessive violence against peaceful protesters.

In a statement on Thursday the Darfur Bar Association demanded the immediate release of the four lawyers. Tariq Ibrahim El-Sheikh is detained in Khartoum, Adel Abdullah Nasr El-din, Mohammed Ahmed and Abdul Rahman Hassan in Nyala.

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