Islam Khalil, a former victim of an enforced disappearance, has been held in pre-trial detention on trumped-up charges since 10 March. On 27 August, the Cairo Criminal Court renewed his detention for a further 45 days.
1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Urging them to release Islam Khalil, who is being detained arbitrarily, and drop the charges against him;
- Calling on them to ensure that, pending his release, Islam Khalil is protected from torture and other ill-treatment and that his conditions of detention are in line with international standards, including access to water and food;
- Urging them to conduct a prompt, effective and impartial investigation into both Islam Khalil’s allegations of torture and other ill-treatment and the circumstances surrounding his enforced disappearance from 10 March to 1 April, bringing all those found to be responsible to account in fair trials.
Contact these two officials by 16 November 2018:
Office of the Public Prosecutor, Dar alQada
al-Ali, Down Town
Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt
Fax: +202 2577 4716
Salutation: Dear Counsellor
Ambassador Yasser Reda, Embassy of Egypt
3521 International Ct NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 202 895 5400
Fax: 202 244 4319 -OR- 202 244 5131
Email: [email protected]
Contact Form: http://www.egyptembassy.net/
Salutation: Dear Ambassador
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