Tensions have been running high between Khartoum and Addis Ababa.
Hospitals are full to capacity, and face a shortage of beds and dwindling supplies of oxygen.
He was arrested for allegedly communicating falsehoods.
The issue is being referred back to the chairman of the African Union for advice.
As they walked out of Prison in Kinshasa, the freed inmates regained freedom they claim was unjustly taken from them.