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. 

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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 
Joaquim Veríssimo
Ministry of Justice, Constitutional and Religious Affairs
Av. Julius Nyerere 33
Maputo, Mozambique
Email: mjcr@mjcr.gov.mz and vilanchic@yahoo.com.br 
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: sectorconsular@mozambiquehc.co.uk www.mozambiquehighcommission.org.uk, Salutation: Your Excellency

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

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