04/19/2018

Urgent Action Update: Review for Upheld Death Sentence Requested (Bahrain: UA 1.15)


On 28 March 2018, the Public Prosecutor announced that it had requested the review of the cases of Mohamed Ramadhan Issa Ali Hussain and Hussain Ali Moosa Hussain Mohamed, both of whom had their death sentences confirmed by the Cassation Court in November 2015, as new evidence emerged following investigation by the Special Investigations Unit.

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On 28 March 2018, the Public Prosecutor announced that it had requested the review of the cases of Mohamed Ramadhan Issa Ali Hussain and Hussain Ali Moosa Hussain Mohamed, both of whom had their death sentences confirmed by the Cassation Court in November 2015, as new evidence emerged following investigation by the Special Investigations Unit.

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

  • Urging the Bahraini authorities to commute all death sentences and establish an official moratorium on executions;
  • Urging them to order the full retrial of both men, in proceedings that fully comply with international fair trial standards and exclude the use of evidence obtained under torture, and without resort to the death penalty;
  • Urging them to promptly, adequately and effectively investigate their allegations of torture and other ill-treatment.

Contact these two officials by 31 May, 2018:

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

H.E. Ambassador Shaikh Abdullah bin
Rashed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa,
Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
3502 International Drive NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 1 202 342 1111 I Fax: 1 202 362 2192
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @BahrainEmbDC
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

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