06/18/2018

Urgent Action: QATARI NATIONAL ARBITRARILY HELD INCOMMUNICADO (Saudi Arabia UA: 114.18)


Qatari national Nawaf al-Rasheed was arbitrarily arrested in Kuwait and has been detained incommunicado in Saudi Arabia since 12 May.

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Qatari national Nawaf al-Rasheed was arbitrarily arrested in Kuwait and has been detained incommunicado in Saudi Arabia since 12 May.

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

  • To release Nawaf al-Rasheed and allow him to return to his place of residency in Doha, Qatar, unless he is promptly charged with an internationally recognizable criminal offence and tried in proceedings that conform fully to international fair trial standards.
  • To reveal Nawaf al-Rasheed’s whereabouts, ensure he is protected from torture and other ill-treatment, and to allow him access to a lawyer of his choice, contact with his family, and access to Qatari consular services.

Contact these two officials by 30 July, 2018:

King and Prime Minister
His Majesty King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
The Custodian of the two Holy Mosques
Office of His Majesty the King
Royal Court, Riyadh
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Fax: (via Ministry of Interior) +966 11 403 3125 (please keep trying)
Twitter: @KingSalman
Salutation: Your Majesty

Ambassador Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz,
Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
601 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington DC 20037
Phone: (202) 342-3800 I Fax:  202 295 3625
Email: [email protected] OR [email protected]
Contact Form: https://www.saudiembassy.net/contact
Twitter: @SaudiEmbassyUSA
Salutation: Your Royal Highness

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
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