Urgent Action: Lawyer detained in undisclosed location

Human rights lawyer, Hoda Abdelmoniem, was arrested on 1 November 2018. State Security forces broke into her apartment and took her to an undisclosed location. 

Take action.


Please write immediately in English, Arabic or your own language:

  • Urging the Egyptian authorities to release Hoda Abdelmoniem immediately and unconditionally;
  • Calling on them to immediately reveal her fate and whereabouts; 
  • Calling on them to ensure that Hoda Abdelmoniem has adequate and regular access to qualified health professionals and to prescribed medication, in compliance with medical ethics, including the principles of confidentiality.




Public Prosecutor

Nabil Sadek  

Office of the Public Prosecutor, Dar al-

Qada al-Ali, Down Town

Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt 

Fax: +202 2577 4716

Salutation: Dear Counsellor


Minister of Interior

Mahmoud Tawfiq

Ministry of the Interior

25 El Sheikh Rihan Street     

Bab al-Louk, Cairo, Egypt      

Fax: +202 2794 5529

Email: center@iscmi.gov.eg or E.HumanRightsSector@moi.gov.eg 

Twitter: @moiegy

Salutation: Dear Minister



And copies to:

Deputy Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs

Ahmed Ihab Gamal-Eldin

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Corniche el-Nile, Cairo, Egypt.

Fax: +202 2574 9713

Email: contact.us@mfa.gov.eg

Twitter: @MfaEgypt


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR NASSER AHMED KAMEL ALI, Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, 26 South Street W1K 1DW, 020 7499 3304/2401, Fax 020 7491 1542, eg.emb_london@mfa.gov.eg and etembuk@hotmail.com

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


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