On 5 April, Moroccan authorities arrested Zine El Abidine Erradi upon his arrival from France at Agadir airport in Morocco. He is a human rights defender with refugee status in France who was travelling to Morocco as an exceptional measure after the French authorities provided him with a travel document allowing him to go to Morocco without losing his refugee status in France.
1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Drop all charges against Zine El Abidine Erradi and immediately and unconditionally release him, as he is held solely for his peaceful work in defense of human rights;
- Ensure that, while detained, he has access to an independent health professional providing health care in compliance with medical ethics, including the principles of confidentiality, autonomy, and informed consent;
- Grant his safe return to France.
Contact these two officials by 4 July, 2018:
Director of General Administration for Prison Administration and Reinsertion
Angle Avenue Arar et rue El-Jouz
Hay El Riyad, Rabat, Morocco
Salutation: Dear Director
Ambassador H.H. Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui,
Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco
1601 21st St. NW, Washington DC 20009
Phone: 202 462 7979 I Fax: 202 462 7643
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador
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