• Urgent Action

Urgent Action Update: Student at Risk of Deportation to Afghanistan (Norway: UA 9.18)

April 16, 2018

18-year old student Taibeh Abbasi is at imminent risk of being deported to Afghanistan, a country she has never been to. Despite the rise in the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan, Norway has declared Kabul safe for returns. Should Taibeh Abbasi be deported to war-torn Afghanistan, she would be at serious risk of human rights violations.

18-year old student Taibeh Abbasi is at imminent risk of being deported to Afghanistan, a country she has never been to. Despite the rise in the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan, Norway has declared Kabul safe for returns. Should Taibeh Abbasi be deported to war-torn Afghanistan, she would be at serious risk of human rights violations. 1) TAKE ACTION Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
  • To immediately halt the deportation of Taibeh Abbasi and her family to Afghanistan;
  • To temporarily halt all returns to Afghanistan until they can take place in safety and dignity.

Contact these two officials by 9 April, 2018:

Prime Minister Ms. Erna Solberg P.O. Box 8001 Dep. (NO-)0030 Oslo, Norway Email: [email protected] / [email protected] Twitter: @erna_solberg Salutation: Dear Prime Minister

Ambassador Kåre R. Aas, Royal Norwegian Embassy 2720 34th St. NW, Washington DC 20008 Phone: 1 202 333 6000  I Fax:  (202) 469-3990 Email: [email protected] Twitter: @kareraas 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 9.18 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 READ THE FULL URGENT ACTION: Word or PDF GET INSPIRED: Read about the people you have helped READ TIPS for writing effective letters and emails CONTACT US: [email protected]