US sanctions Sudan former NISS director for human rights violations

The US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, has imposed a travel ban on Salah Abdalla Mohamed Mohamed Salih, known as Salah Gosh, the former director of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) under Section 7031(c) of the FY 2019 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019. Mr Gosh has been listed for “his involvement in gross violations of human rights”, relating to the use of torture during his directorship of the NISS.  His wife and daughter have also been designated. Press Release.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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