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.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. 1) TAKE ACTION 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 Ambassador2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 50.17 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. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES