© 2019  Copyright, ENDANGERED SCHOLARS WORLDWIDE. 

Privacy Policy

 

Subscribe to the ESW Newsletter

 

Quarterly Reports

Upcoming Events

Staff 

 

Like what you read? Donate now and help us provide news on academic freedom.  

Sidig Noreen Abdalla

October 20, 2017

IN BRIEF

 

Sidig Noreen Ali Abdalla, a professor at West Kordofan University who served as a supervisor of the Greater Darfur Students' Association, was arrested on January 16, 2014 for his alleged advocacy on the situation in Darfur. Formal charges have yet to be pressed.

 

CASE HISTORY

     

Despite the lack of charges, Abdalla has been detained without charge by the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) in El-Obeid, town, in the state of North Kordofan. The period of his detainment exceeds the legal period of up to four and a half months permitted under the country’s National Security Act of 2010.

 

According to the report by the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), there are growing safety concerns for the detained scholar.

 

Abdalla has been denied any legal representation and has not been allowed to contact his family. He is the father of four children, and when he was arrested in 2014, his son was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Khartoum.

 

Last Updated: Oct. 20, 2017

Please reload

Most Read