Urgent Action update: 30 opposition figures sentenced to death
On 9 July 2019, the Huthi-run Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) of Sana’a sentenced to death 30 academics and political figures based on trumped-up charges, including espionage for the Saudi Arabia-led Coalition. Amongst those is Youssef al-Bawab, a 45-year-old father of five, linguistics professor and political figure, who was arbitrarily arrested in late 2016. Amnesty calls on the Huthi de facto authorities to quash the death sentences of Youssef al-Bawab and the 29 other men and release them immediately as they are being punished for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 27 AUGUST 2019
Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter in English or Arabic to:
Ansarullah Representative at UN-led peace talks
Salutations: Dear Mr. Abdelsalam
Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
HIS EXCELLENCY DR YASSIN SAEED NOMAN Embassy of the Republic of Yemen 57 Cromwell Road SW7 2ED 020 7584 6607 Fax: 020 7589 3350 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.