10/12/2018

Urgent Action: Syrian Refugee at Imminent Risk of Deportation (Malaysia: UA 180.18)


Syrian refugee Hassan al-Kontar is at imminent risk of deportation to Syria, following his arrest on 1 October at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia where he had been stranded since March. If the deportation goes ahead he will be at risk of grave human rights abuse.

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Syrian refugee Hassan al-Kontar is at imminent risk of deportation to Syria, following his arrest on 1 October at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia where he had been stranded since March. If the deportation goes ahead he will be at risk of grave human rights abuse.

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

  • In accordance with their international obligation, not deport Hassan al-Kontar back to Syria, under any circumstances;
  • Ensure that he has full access to remedies that guarantee his safety;
  • Ensure he is granted access to his lawyer and UNHCR representatives, and that his conditions of detention are in line with international standards.

Contact these officials by 22 November 2018:

Ministry of Home Affairs
Home Minister Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Yassin

Block D1, D2 & D9, Complex D, Administrative Center
Federal Territory, 62546 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Fax: (+60) 03-88891613 / 03-88891610
Email: [email protected]; CC: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Home Minister

Ambassador Zulhasnan Rafique, Embassy of Malaysia
3516 International Court, NW, Washington DC 20008

Phone: 202 572 9700 | Fax: 202 572 9882
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @MYembassyWDC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Embassy-of-Malaysia-Washington-DC-231510520371305/
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

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