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Only seven prisoners released in Sudan ‘political prisoner amnesty’

Headline Title:  Only seven released in Sudan ‘political prisoner amnesty’ 02 April 2013 Sudan’s prisoner amnesty announced yesterday does not go far enough, according to Amnesty International. “This prisoner amnesty barely scratches the surface,” said Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Africa Programme Director.  “Only seven political prisoners have been released. Meanwhile, dozens of people remain in arbitrary detention, some of them prisoners of conscience.”Seven political prisoners were released overnight.  Six were prominent members of political parties, namely…

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