Urgent Action: Newspaper editor detained without charge

On 15 July 2019, Michael Rial Christopher, a 40-year-old South Sudanese newspaper editor was taken off a flight to Kenya by National Security Service (NSS) agents and arbitrarily arrested in Juba. He remains in detention at the NSS headquarters in Juba, also known as ‘Blue house’.

Take action.



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

President of the Republic of South Sudan 
Salva Kiir Mayardit
Juba, South Sudan 
Twitter: @RepSouthSudan and @PresSalva
Salutation: Your Excellency President Salva Kiir

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
Embassy of the Republic of South Sudan 22-25 Portman Close, W1H 6BS 020 36872366 info@embrss.org.uk
Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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