The following was posted by Sudanese blogger, Mimz:
Over the past couple of years, the Sudanese government illegally detained many political activists, opposition party members, anti-NCP revolutionaries, students and journalists who spoke up against injustice. What happens to these detainees at national security prisons or “Ghost Houses” is incomprehensible and beyond any sane person’s mental capacity.
As many Sudanese people frequently choose to ignore such cases and go on about their daily lives in a state of denial, one case that indubitably deserves their attention is the case of Mohamed Hassan Alim, better known as Boushi.
In mid-December, Alim stood in front of a podium at the University of Khartoum and courageously confronted Nafie Ali Nafie for his crimes against the Sudanese people. He spoke up for you, me and the millions of Sudanese citizens who are struggling day to day to put bread on the table, find jobs and live a well-deserved respectful life. He voiced some of the frustrations we are facing because of the current government, and confronted Nafie and co for their corruption.
On December 26, 2011 Alim was arrested from his home while his mother watched as the police took him. He was taken to an undisclosed location and remains in the custody of national security.
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