Urgent Action update: Detained journalist formally charged
Journalist Amade Abubacar has formally been charged with the crimes of “public incitement of a crime using electronic media”, “incitement” and “outrage against public forces officials”, under articles 323, 393 and 406 of Mozambique’s Penal Code.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 30 MAY 2019
Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Portuguese to:
Minister of Justice, Constitutional and Religious Affairs
Ministry of Justice, Constitutional and Religious Affairs
Av. Julius Nyerere 33
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Salutation: Dear Honourable Minister
Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
HIS EXCELLENCY MR FILIPE CHIDUMO, High Commission for the Republic of Mozambique, 21 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 6EL tel: 020 7383 3800 Fax 020 7383 3801 email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.mozambiquehighcommission.org.uk, Salutation: Your Excellency
Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.