11/08/2018

Urgent Action: Lawyer Detained In Undisclosed Location (Egypt: UA 190.18)


Human rights lawyer, Hoda Abdelmoniem, was arrested on 1 November 2018. State Security forces broke into her apartment and took her to an undisclosed location. 

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Human rights lawyer, Hoda Abdelmoniem, was arrested on 1 November 2018. State Security forces broke into her apartment and took her to an undisclosed location.

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

  • Urging the Egyptian authorities to release Hoda Abdelmoniem immediately and unconditionally;
  • Calling on them to immediately reveal her fate and whereabouts;
  • Calling on them to ensure that Hoda Abdelmoniem has adequate and regular access to qualified health professionals and to prescribed medication, in compliance with medical ethics, including the principles of confidentiality.

Contact these two officials by 20 December, 2018:

Public Prosecutor
Nabil Sadek
Office of the Public Prosecutor, Dar al-
Qada 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]
Twitter: @EgyptEmbassyUSA
Contact Form: http://www.egyptembassy.net/
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 190.18
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