It said the move comes a week after the NISS
agents at Khartoum airport seized passport of Medani upon return from Paris where he participated in the meeting of the opposition alliance "Sudan Call" forces.
has reaffirmed its backing and support and keenness for a sound journalistic practice, characterized by transparency and away from any weakness towards any form of harmful publication that undermines the values and traditions of the society.
did not say why they had prevented him from leaving, Sheikh said.
Each truck carried several armed and uniformed members of the NISS
, Jaafar says.
Researchers found that NISS
agents perpetrated a range of human rights violations, including torture, arbitary arrests and violent assault on opponants of the government of Omar al-Bashir, whose ruling National Congress Party won an election marred by claims of fraud in April.
During the first half of 2010 Amnesty International documented the arrests of at least 34 individuals by the NISS
, including journalists, human rights activists and students.
In his new position, Cox will serve as convener of the survey cluster for the NISS
affiliates program, expanding the NISS
presence in data confidentiality research and furthering plans to develop a microsimulation model for surveys.
For more information on the NISS
program, please call (888) 741-4270 or visit http://www.
I would like to congratulate the highly trained surgeons in NISS
for collaborating in this new innovative care model," said Richard Afable, M.
Youssef noted that NISS
had previously seized passports of five opposition leaders including the secretary general of the Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) Mohamed Mukhtar al-Khatib, SCP leading figures Siddiq Youssef and Tarig Abdel-Mageed, chairman of the Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) Ibrahim al-Shiekh and chairman of the Unified National Unionist Party (UNUP) Galaa al-Azhari, saying the passports are still in NISS
Atta refuted allegations circulated by some quarters that NISS
has arrested some activists during the elections, asserting that NISS
did not arrest any body.
He said that NISS
will likely ban the rest of the leaders from leaving the country, saying the deputy chairman of the opposition National Umma Party (NUP) Mariam al-Mahadi had earlier left for Cairo and will travel to Paris from there.