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"Hinga Norman, Sesay, are not in Prison"-----Special Court Source.

By  | 18 January 2007 at 23:37 | 705 views

A usually very reliable source at the Special Court in Freetown has denied rumours that Special Court indictees Samuel Hinga Norman(photo) and Issa Sesay are in a notorious prison in Senegal.

The source, who wants to remain anonymous, said special court detainees are normally not allowed to talk to the press and that Norman’s phone number in Senegal was given to the press by a special court employee contrary to the court’s rules and regulations. The source maintained that the two men are in a hospital, not in prison.

This is confirmed by professor Abdul Karim Bangura, a Norman supporter based in the US who is asking for donations on leonenet for people to to be sent to Senegal to monitor Norman’s condition.He said Norman is in a hospital.

Stay tuned for more on this issue.