08/16/2018

Urgent Action Update: Amal Fathy Remains Imprisoned as Trial is Postponed (Egypt: UA 98.18)


On 11 August, Maadi Misdemeanour Court postponed Amal Fathy’s trial to 8 September in one case, while a State Security Prosecutor renewed her pre-trial detention for 15 more days in another case.

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On 11 August, Maadi Misdemeanour Court postponed Amal Fathy’s trial to 8 September in one case, while a State Security Prosecutor renewed her pre-trial detention for 15 more days in another case.

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

  • Immediately and unconditionally release Amal Fathy as she is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for peacefully expressing her opinions;
  • Recognize the legitimacy of the work of human rights defenders, like Amal Fathy, and in particular the right to carry out their activities without any restrictions or fear of reprisals, as set out in the 1998 UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders.

Contact these two officials by 27 September, 2018:
President
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Office of the President
Al Ittihadia Palace
Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt
Fax: 202 2391 1441
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @AlsisiOfficial
Salutation: Dear President

Ambassador Yasser Reda,
Embassy of Egypt
3521 International Ct, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone: 202 895 5400
Fax: 202 244 4319  -OR-  202 244 5131
Email: [email protected]
Contact Form: http://www.egyptembassy.net/the-embassy/ambassadors-corner/
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 98.18
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.

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