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UNAMID staff member detained in Nyala, released

July 21 - 2011 Nyala

UNAMID Sudanese staff member Mr. Idriss Abdelrahman was released from detention this afternoon in Nyala, South Darfur. He was arrested on 27 April by National Security personnel and handed to the prosecution two weeks ago. The prosecutors yesterday told UNAMID officers that charges against him were dropped due to lack of evidence.

Another staff member, Ms. Hawa Abdalla Mohamed, who was detained in Khartoum was released on 12 July. (Source: UNAMID)


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