08/07/2018

Urgent Action Update: Prisoner Of Conscience On Hunger Strike (Egypt: UA 129.17)


Human rights defender Hanan Badr el-Din has started a hunger strike over a court decision on 5 August to renew her detention for 45 more days. Hanan Badr el-Din, who is a prisoner of conscience, has been in pre-trial detention since 6 May 2017.

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Human rights defender Hanan Badr el-Din has started a hunger strike over a court decision on 5 August to renew her detention for 45 more days. Hanan Badr el-Din, who is a prisoner of conscience, has been in pre-trial detention since 6 May 2017.

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

  • Urging the authorities to release Hanan Badr el-Din immediately and unconditionally and to drop all charges against her;
  • Calling on them to ensure that Hanan Badr el-Din has adequate and regular access to qualified health professionals providing health care, including access to prescribed medication, in compliance with medical ethics, including the principles of confidentiality.

Contact these two officials by 18 September, 2018:
Public Prosecutor
Nabil Sadek
Office of the Public Prosecutor
Dar al-Qada al-Ali,
Down Town Cairo,
Arab Republic of Egypt
Fax: 202 2577 4716
Salutation: Dear Public Prosecutor

Ambassador Yasser Reda,
Embassy of Egypt
3521 International Ct NW,
Washington, DC 20008
Fax: 202 244 4319  -OR-  202 244 5131
Phone: 202 895 5400
Email: [email protected]
Contact Form: http://www.egyptembassy.net/
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 129.17
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.

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