June 8, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Saudi Arabian Activist Held Incommunicado (Saudi Arabia: UA 124.17)


Share
Share

Saudi Arabian human rights defender Mohammad al-Otaibi has been detained incommunicado in Saudi Arabia since 28 May, after he was deported from Qatar. He is a prisoner of conscience and at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

 

1) TAKE ACTION

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

  • Calling on the Saudi Arabian authorities to release Mohammad al-Otaibi immediately and unconditionally as he is a prisoner of conscience being held solely in relation to the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression, association and assembly;
  • Urging them to ensure he is protected from torture and other ill-treatment, and granted regular access to his family and a lawyer of his choice;
  • Urging them to allow him and his wife to travel freely to Norway, for which they have valid travel documents.

Contact these two officials by 20 July, 2017:

King and Prime Minister
His Majesty 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 the Interior) +966 11 403 3125 (please keep trying)
Twitter: @KingSalman
Salutation: Your Majesty

Ambassador Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
601 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington DC 20037
Fax: 1 202 944 5983
Phone: 1 202 342 3800
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 124.17
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Downloads