May 17, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Forcibly Disappeared Bahraini Faces Military Trial (Bahrain: UA 30.17)


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On 9 May, Fadhel Sayed Abbas Hasan Radhi’s case has been transferred to a military court. Neither his family nor lawyer have been informed of the charges. Fadhel Sayed has been subjected to enforced disappearance since his arrest in September 2016, and since then remains at risk of torture and other ill treatment.

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

  • Urging the Bahraini authorities to immediately disclose the fate and whereabouts of Fadhel Sayed Abbas Hasan Radhi as well as the legal basis for his detention and provide him with prompt and regular access to his family, lawyer and any medical attention and ensure that he is protected from torture and other ill-treatment;
  • Urging the Bahraini authorities to charge Fadhel Sayed Abbas Hasan Radhi with a recognizable criminal offense, or release him;
  • If he is charged with a recognizable criminal offense, urging them to transfer his case to a civilian court that complies with international fair trial standards, excluding evidence obtained under torture and not resorting to the death penalty.

Contact these two officials by 23 June, 2017:

King
Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Issa Al Khalifa
Office of His Majesty the King
P.O. Box 555
Rifa’a Palace, al-Manama, Bahrain
Fax: +973 1766 4587
Salutation: Your Majesty

Ambassador Shaikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Khalifa
Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
3502 International Dr. NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 1 202 342 1111 I Fax: 1 202 362 2192
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @bahdiplomatic
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

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