Urgent Action : Poet held over poem calling for government reform

Abdirahman Ibrahim Adan, a poet in Somaliland, has been in detention since 12 January. He was arrested after he had recited a poem the previous day in which he called on the Somaliland government to reform its prisons and criminal justice system.

Take action.

 

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 20 MARCH 2019

 

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

Attorney General
Hassan Ahmed Adam 
Somaliland 
Email: hassmo12@yahoo.com 
Salutation: Dear Attorney General

 

And copies to:

Somaliland Minister of Interior  
Mohamed Kahin Ahmed 
a.y.kaahin@hotmail.com 

President of Somaliland  
Muse Bihi Abdi 
goljanno99@gmail.com 

Ambassador  
Benjamin James Fender 
British Embassy Mogadishu 
somalia.enquiries@fco.gov.uk 

 

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

Mission of Somaliland, 234-236 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BJ, 020 3441 2631, contact@somaliland-mission.com

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

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