Text size

All popular browsers allow zooming in and out by pressing the Ctrl (Cmd in OS X) and + or - keys. Or alternatively hold down the Ctrl key and scroll up or down with the mouse.

Line height


Urgent Action: South Sudanese activist arbitrarily detained

Bashir Ahmed Mohamed Babiker, a member of the South Sudanese civil society, was arrested by the National Security Service (NSS) in Yambio on Wednesday 8 August. He is being held at a NSS detention centre in Yambio. No charges have been brought against him and he has not had access to a lawyer.

Take action

Write a letter or send a tweet before 8 October to:

  • Call on South Sudanese authorities to immediately release Bashir Ahmed Mohamed Babiker, or charge him with a recognizable criminal offence;
  • Call on South Sudanese authorities to ensure that Bashir Ahmed Mohamed Babiker is not subjected to torture or other ill-treatment while in detention;
  • Call on South Sudanese authorities to ensure Bashir Ahmed Mohamed Babiker is granted regular access to his family, any healthcare he may require from a qualified medical practitioner and a lawyer of his choice.

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

Minister for National Security in the Office of the President 
Obuto Mamur Mete
Salutation: Your Excellency 


South Sudan has no postal system. Please send your appeals in the care of: 

His Excellency Mr Sabit Abbe Alley, Embassy of The Republic Of South Sudan, Winchester House, 259-269 Old Marylebone Road NW1 5RA, 020 7339 3100, Fax 020 7339 3001,,

Download the full UA as a pdf here.
Download the full UA in word here.