Urgent Action: Activist arbitrarily detained for almost 6 months | Amnesty International UK

Urgent Action: Activist arbitrarily detained for almost 6 months

Peter Biar Ajak, a prominent South Sudanese academic and activist, has been arbitrarily detained by the National Security Service (NSS) for almost six months. The activist has yet to be brought before a court and charged. He has also been denied access to his lawyers since 7 October 2018. He has only been allowed sporadic family visits while in detention. Peter Biar was arrested on 28 July 2018 by the NSS. He has been a vocal critic of the South Sudan government.

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PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 8 MARCH 2019

 

Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Arabic to:

President of the Republic of South Sudan
Salva Kiir Mayardit 
Office of the President 
Presidential palace
Juba- South Sudan 
Twitter: @RepSouthSudan @PresSalva
Salutation: Your Excellency 

 

And copies to: 

Minister for National Security in the office of the president
Obuto Mamur Metel 
Salutation: Your Excellency 

Director of National Security Service 
Akol Koor Kuc 

 

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR SABIT ABBE ALLEY, Embassy of The Republic Of South Sudan, Winchester House 259-269 Old Marylebone Road NW1 5RA 020 7339 3100 Fax 020 7339 3001 info@embrss.org.uk https://embrss.org.uk/

Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.
 

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