October 4, 2017

Urgent Action: Rif Protestors Facing Reprisals In Detention (Morocco: UA 229.17)


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Protest leader Nasser Zefzafi and journalist Hamid El Mahdaoui remain in prolonged solitary confinement. Hunger-striking detainees are facing reprisals as their health continues to deteriorate. They face trial in Casablanca.

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

  • Calling on the authorities to immediately end the detention of Nasser Zefzafi and Hamid El Mahdaoui in prolonged solitary confinement;
  • Urging them to ensure that no reprisals are made against hunger strikers and ensure they have access to adequate medical care in line with medical ethics;
  • Calling on them to immediately and unconditionally release all those detained for exercising freedom of expression, assembly.

Contact these two officials by 15 November, 2017:

Director of General Administration for Prison Administration and Reinsertion
Mohamed Saleh Tamek
Angle Avenue Arar et rue El-Jouz
Hay El Riyad, Rabat, Morocco
Fax: + 212 5 37 71 26 19
Salutation: Dear Sir 

Ambassador Princess Lalia Joumala, 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

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 229.17
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