Statement by SASHG on 14/03/2019 – updated on 16/04/2019
We have been made aware that Prof. Muntaser Ibrahim (founding member of the AfSHG) has been detained in Sudan following a peaceful protest. Please see the African Society of Human Genetics website and the article in Science for more details.
We would appreciate it if the SASHG community supports the efforts for Prof. Ibrahim’s release.
The Southern African Society for Human Genetics (SASHG) committee
Statement by Prof A. Wonkam, President of AfSHG (12/04/2019)
“We are glad to inform you that Prof Muntaser Ibrahim was released yesterday 11 April 2019.
Thanks to all people of good will , from African and international communities, that has directly or indirectly contribute to facilitate this positive outcome.”