June 19, 2017

Urgent Action: Defender At Risk Of Continued Detention In Egypt (Egypt: UA 129.17)


The South Banha prosecutor renewed on 18 June the detention for human rights defender Hanan Badr el-Din for 15 more days. The defender has been detained since 6 May, while the prosecutor investigates her on charges of belonging to a banned group.

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The South Banha prosecutor renewed on 18 June the detention for human rights defender Hanan Badr el-Din for 15 more days. The defender has been detained since 6 May, while the prosecutor investigates her on charges of belonging to a banned group.

 

1) TAKE ACTION

Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Not to renew the detention order and release Hanan Badr el-Din immediately and unconditionally, dropping all charges against her;
  • Inform Hanan Badr el-Din without delay of the fate and whereabouts of Khaled Ezz el-Din, and similarly inform the families of all forcibly disappeared detainees in Egypt of the fate and whereabouts of their detained family member;
  • Stop the use of enforced disappearance in Egypt, establish independent investigations into the practice, and ensure that perpetrators are held accountable.

Contact these two officials by 31 July, 2017:

Public Prosecutor
Nabil Sadek
Office of the Public Prosecutor
Dar al-Qada al-Ali, Down Town
Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt
Fax: +20225774716
Salutation: Dear Counsellor

Ambassador Yasser Reda
Embassy of Egypt
3521 International Ct NW, Washington DC 20008
Fax: 202 244 4319  -OR-  202 244 5131
Phone: 202 895 5400
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

 

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 129.17
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

 

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