Urgent Action: Syrian refugee at imminent risk of deportation from Malaysia

Syrian refugee Hassan al-Kontar is at imminent risk of deportation to Syria, following his arrest on 1 October at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia where he had been stranded since March. If the deportation goes ahead he will be at risk of grave human rights abuse.

Please write immediately in English, Bahasa Malaysia or your own language urging the authorities to:
▪ In accordance with their international obligation, not deport Hassan al-Kontar back to Syria, under any circumstances;
▪ Ensure that he has full access to remedies that guarantee his safety;
▪ Ensure he is granted access to his lawyer and UNHCR representatives, and that his conditions of detention are in line with international standards.
 

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 22 NOVEMBER 2018 TO:
Ministry of Home Affairs
Home Minister Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Yassin
Block D1, D2 & D9, Complex D, Administrative Center
Federal Territory, 62546 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Fax: (+60) 03-88891613 / 03-88891610
Email: muhyiddin@moha.gov.my; CC: naaim@moha.gov.my
Salutation: Dear Home Minister

Deputy Home Minister Datik Mohd Azis Jamman
Block D1, D2 & D9, Complex D, Administrative Center
Federal Territory, 62546 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Fax: (+60) 03-88891613 / 03-88891610
Email: mohdazis@moha.gov.my; CC: atiqah@moha.gov.my
Salutation: Dear Deputy Home Minister

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country. HIS EXCELLENCY DATO AHMAD RASIDI HAZIZI, Malaysian
High Commission, 45 Belgrave Square SW1X 8QT, 020 7235 8033, Fax 020 7235 5161, mwlon@btconnect.com
 

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

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