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Health fears for detained Sudanese activist on hunger strike

12 October 2011 Despite assurances that Bushra Rahma would be either charged or freed on 9 October, he continues to be held and remains on hunger strike. The Sudanese authorities must immediately release a detained human rights activist who has begun a second hunger strike and is at risk of torture, Amnesty International said today.Bushra Gamar Hussein Rahma, the ethnically Nuban founder of the Human Rights and Development Organization (HUDO) was arrested on 25 June near Khartoum and is being held without charge. His detention follows a series of arrests of Nubans, intellectuals, activists,…

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