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. 

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PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 30 SEPTEMBER 2019

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

Mohammed Adamu
The Inspector General of Police
Force Headquarters
Loius Edet House
Shehu Shagari Way
Area 11 Garki
Abuja, Nigeria 
Email: pressforabuja@police.gov.ng
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 chancery@nigeriahc.org / information@nigeriahc.org.uk
Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

 

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