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Urgent Action update: Court to review death sentences of two men

The Supreme Military Court of Appeals formally agreed to reconsider the death sentences of Ahmed Amin Ghazali and Abdul Basir Abdul Rauf. The court set a hearing on 4 December for the substantive pleadings.

Take action.

Please write immediately in Arabic, English or your own language:

  • Calling the Egyptian authorities to quash the death sentences against the two men;
  • Calling on the Egyptian authorities to retry all those convicted in the case before an ordinary, civilian court, without recourse to the death penalty, and in proceedings that respect international fair trial standards and exclude “confessions” and other evidence obtained through torture and other ill-treatment;
  • Urging them to establish an official moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty.

 

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 16 JANUARY 2019 TO:

 

Defence Minister

Colonel General Sedqi Sobhi

Ministry of Defence

Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt

Fax +202 2414 4247 +202 2414 4248

Salutation: Your Excellency

 

President

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Office of the President

Al Ittihadia Palace

Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt

Fax +202 2391 1441

Salutation: Your Excellency

 

 

And copies to:

Deputy Assistant Minister of Foreign

Affairs for Human Rights

Ahmed Ihab Gamal-Eldin

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Corniche el-Nile, Cairo, Egypt.

Fax: +202 2574 9713

Email: contact.us@mfa.gov.eg

Twitter: @MfaEgypt

 

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR NASSER AHMED KAMEL ALI, Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, 26 South Street W1K 1DW, 020 7499 3304/2401, Fax 020 7491 1542, eg.emb_london@mfa.gov.eg and etembuk@hotmail.com

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

 

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