Urgent Action update: Death sentences quashed, retrial ordered

On 22 October 2018, Bahrain’s Cassation Court overturned the death sentences it had confirmed in 2015 against Mohamed Ramadhan Issa Ali Hussain and Hussain Ali Moosa Hussain Mohamed, and returned their cases to the Appeal Court for retrial.

 

Take action.

 

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

  • Urging the Bahraini authorities to commute all death sentences and establish an official moratorium on executions;
  • Urging them to ensure that the retrial of both men follows proceedings that fully comply with international fair trial standards and exclude the use of evidence obtained under torture, and without resort to the death penalty;
  • Urging them to promptly, adequately and effectively investigate their allegations of torture and other ill-treatment.

 

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 14 DECEMBER 2018 TO:

 

King

Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Issa Al Khalifa         

Office of His Majesty the King

P.O. Box 555

Rifa’a Palace, al-Manama, Bahrain

Fax: +973 1766 4587

Salutation: Your Majesty

 

Minister of Justice and Islamic Affairs

Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa

Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs

P. O. Box 450, al-Manama, Bahrain

Fax: +973 1753 1284

E-form: http://www.moj.gov.bh/en/

Twitter: @Khaled_Bin_Ali

Salutation: Your Excellency

 

And copies to:

Minister of Interior

Shaikh Rashid bin ‘Abdullah Al Khalifa

Ministry of Interior

P.O. Box 13, al-Manama, Bahrain

Fax: +973 1723 2661

Twitter: @moi_Bahrain

Salutation: Your Excellency

 

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

His Excellency Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain, 30 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8QB, Tel: 0207 201 9170, Fax 020 7201 9183, Email: information@bahrainembassy.co.uk or through the online contact form at http://www.bahrainembassy.co.uk/

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

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