September 29, 2015

India: End Zabiuddin Ansari’s Solitary Confinement (UA 210/15)

Zabiuddin Ansari, suspected of planning and coordinating the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has been on a hunger strike since 5 August protesting against his indefinite and prolonged solitary confinement at the Mumbai Central Prison. He has been held in solitary confinement in pre-trial detention for over two years and eight months.
1) Please write immediately in English or your own language:
  • Urging the authorities to end Zabiuddin Ansari’s solitary confinement and ensure he is not subjected to torture or other ill-treatment;
  • Calling on them to ensure that he receives any medical attention he may require and has access to an independent doctor of his choice. 
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.
3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact!
  • EITHER send a short email to [email protected] with “UA 210/15” in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent,
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.