Latest Horrors In South Sudan – latest evidence published of Khartoum’s bombing campaign – Meanwhile it’s business as usual while thousands die and while Nahid Gabralla and other human rights campaigners are jailed

Jul 21, 2012 | Uncategorized

Latest evidence of aerial bombardment of Sudanese villages by Khartoum…

http://allafrica.com/stories/201207210001.html

Government accused of double standards on Sudan – UK Politics – UK – The Independent http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/government-accused-of-double-standards-on-sudan-7922539.html
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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made representations about the case of

Nahid Gabralla

Nahid Gabralla

, the leading Sudanese women’s rights activist, who was arrested by the Sudanese National Intelligence Security Service on July 3rd and is being held at Omdurman Women’s Prison; whether they believe this to be retaliation for her role in leading a protest against the trial of Lubna Hussein, the young woman on trial for illegally wearing trousers; what assessment they have made of the routine use of torture at Omdurman Prison; and whether, when they participate in meetings to promote trade and business deals in Sudan, they will agree to alert participants of the treatment of Nahid Gabralla and other human rights campaigners detained in Sudanese prisons.

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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