July 6, 2015

Iraq: Release Walid Yunis Ahmad (UA 148/15)

Walid Yunis Ahmad was due to be released on 6 March 2015. He still remains in prison in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq more than a year after having completed his five-year prison sentence. He is being arbitrarily detained and must be released immediately. 
1) Please write immediately in Kurdish, English, Arabic or your own language:
  • Calling on the authorities to release Walid Yunis Ahmad immediately;
  • Calling for an independent and impartial investigation into his enforced disappearance and allegations of torture, prolonged arbitrary detention, and the apparent fabrication of serious charges against him;
  • Calling on them to provide him with full reparations.
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 148/15” 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.