05/09/2018

Urgent Action: Human Rights Activist Unable to Leave Country (Equatorial Guinea: UA 89.18)


Ramón Esono Ebalé, a cartoonist and human rights activist who spent almost five months in prison after being falsely accused of counterfeiting money, remains unable to leave Equatorial Guinea due to authorities failing to provide him with a passport.

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Ramón Esono Ebalé, a cartoonist and human rights activist who spent almost five months in prison after being falsely accused of counterfeiting money, remains unable to leave Equatorial Guinea due to authorities failing to provide him with a passport.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Promptly provide Ramón Esono Ebalé with a passport to travel freely, including to leave his own country, and ensure his right to freedom of movement is fully respected;
  • Ensure that the right to freedom of expression is respected and protected in Equatorial Guinea;
  • Ensure a safe and enabling environment for human rights defenders and activists to work without fear of punishment, reprisal, or intimidation.

Contact below official by 20 June, 2018:

President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Palacio Presidencial
Avenida de la Libertad
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Salutation: His Excellency

Ambassador Miguel Ntutumu Evuna Andeme,
Embassy of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
2020 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202 518 5700
Fax: 202 518 5252
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 89.18
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