Abdul Malik Musa, a student at Alahlia Omdurman University
Yasir Abdalla, a student at Alahlia Omdurman University
Salim Mohamed Musa, a student at Alzaiem Alazhari University
Zakary Musa Abakar, a student at Alzaiem Alazhari University
Alhadi Abdulmouen, a student at Alzaiem Alazhari University
Bashir Yagoub Mohamed, a student at Omdurman Islamic University
Adam Zakary Adam, a student at Omdurman Islamic University
Mohamed Abakar Hussein, a student at Sudan University for Science and Technology
Update on release of January/February 2018 detainees
On 20 February 2018, the NISS of Al Obeid in North Kordofan state released Mr. Ali Abulgasim from custody, without charge. Mr. Abulgasim and seven other individuals were arrested for participating in a peaceful protest in Al Obeid on 10 January 2018. Six of them were released the same day whilst Mr. Abulgasim and Mr. Osman Salih were placed under six months detention in accordance with the emergency law in force on 15 January 2018. The two were then transferred from the NISS office in Al Obeid to the Al Obeid prison.
Mr. Salih remains in detention. On 11 March 2018, Mr. Salih was transferred to the police hospital in Al Obeid due to high blood sugar levels causing stomach problems. Whilst in hospital, Mr. Salih was able to receive a visit from his wife under constant surveillance from a NISS official. Mr. Salih is diabetic and only had access to his medicine after three days in detention.
In late February 2018, the NISS of Khartoum released two journalists who were arrested during the crackdown on protests that occurred in January and February in Khartoum. The two were released without charge. They include: