July 11, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Sudanese Activist At Imminent Risk Of Deportation (Saudi Arabia: UA 50.17)


Sudanese political activist Alaa Aldin al-Difana is at imminent risk of being deported from Saudi Arabia to Sudan, where he would be at serious risk of torture and other ill-treatment. He is currently held in an unknown location. He is a prisoner of conscience.

Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Calling on the Saudi Arabian authorities to release Alaa Aldin al-Difana immediately and unconditionally, as he is a prisoner of conscience detained solely for the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression;
  • Urging them, in accordance with their obligations under international law, not to deport him to Sudan, where there is a real risk he would be subjected to unfair trial, torture and other ill-treatment.

Contact these two officials by 22 August, 2017:

King and Prime Minister
His Majesty King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
The Custodian of the two Holy Mosques
Office of His Majesty the King
Royal Court, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Fax: (via Ministry of Interior)
+966 11 403 3125 (please keep trying)
Twitter: @KingSalman
Salutation: Your Majesty

Ambassador Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
601 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington DC 20037
Fax: 1 202 944 5983
Phone: 1 202 342 3800
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador


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