Court trial of NISS/Sudan against pastors and activist

Witnesses give testimony, court adjourned until 23 January

This update is a summary of five court sessions that were conducted between 19th December 2016 and 9th January 2017. The sessions were before Justice Dr. Osama M. Abdalla at Khartoum Centre court and all parties were present. During those sessions, three accusing witnesses and two defense witnesses delivered their testimonies. The witnesses were questioned by both the lawyers’ panel and the judge. The judge also examined the defendants. On 9th January 2017, the twentieth court session was held and the judge adjourned the court after instructing both panels of lawyers to submit their closing arguments before 23rd January 2017, the day he had scheduled to make a final court ruling.

Read the full report.