Urgent Action: Detained protesters denied medical care
At least 15 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) including two children are suffering from gunshot wounds and need urgent medical attention. The IMN members were injured when police used tear gas and live ammunition to disperse a peaceful protest they were participating in. They have been denied access to medical care and to their lawyers or family members since their arrest on 22 July.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 30 SEPTEMBER 2019
Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter in English to:
The Inspector General of Police
Loius Edet House
Shehu Shagari Way
Area 11 Garki
Salutation: Dear Sir
Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
HIS EXCELLENCY GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE High Commission for the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Nigeria House 9 Northumberland Avenue WC2N 5BX 020 7839 1244 Fax 020 7839 8746 firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.