02/02/2018

Urgent Action Update: Prisoner Of Conscience Denied Vital Medication (Egypt: UA 129.17)


Human rights defender Hanan Badr el-Din, currently in prison on spurious charges for speaking out against enforced disappearances in Egypt, is being denied necessary health care. Hanan Badr el-Din suffers from a genetic disorder and her health is deteriorating rapidly. She is a prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately.

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Human rights defender Hanan Badr el-Din, currently in prison on spurious charges for speaking out against enforced disappearances in Egypt, is being denied necessary health care. Hanan Badr el-Din suffers from a genetic disorder and her health is deteriorating rapidly. She is a prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately.

1) TAKE ACTION

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

  • Urging the Egyptian authorities to ensure that Hanan Badr el-Din has prompt and regular access to the health care she needs, including medication and regular check-ups;
  • Calling on them to drop all charges against Hanan Badr el-Din and release her immediately and unconditionally, as she is being detained solely for her human rights work.

Contact these two officials by 16 March, 2018:

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

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