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Vol 43 No 17

Published 30th August 2002


Sudan

Not forgotten

The anniversary of the 11 September attacks has brought a surprise for the National Islamic Front government: the demand by over 600 victims' relatives for more than US$1 trillion in damages. 'The Republic of Sudan' is the only state defendant in a civil action brought on 15 August: under the Foreign Sovereignty Immunities Act, only states that Washington lists as terrorist can be sued.

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