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.
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.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 20 DECEMBER 2018:
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
Ministry of the Interior
25 El Sheikh Rihan Street
Bab al-Louk, Cairo, Egypt
Fax: +202 2794 5529
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
Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.