June 12, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Two Boys Jailed For Life After Unfair Trial (Somalia: UA 96.17)


Two boys have been imprisoned for life for murder. The boys say they were forced to confess to the murder.

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Two boys have been imprisoned for life for murder. The boys say they were forced to confess to the murder.

1) TAKE ACTION

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

  • Urging Puntland authorities to retry Muhamed Yasin Abdi and Daud Saied Sahal in a civilian court in accordance with the principles of juvenile justice and international fair trial standards, excluding evidence obtained through torture or other ill-treatment;
  • Calling on them to open a prompt, independent, impartial and effective investigation into allegations of torture or other ill-treatment; and
  • Calling on them to establish an official moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty

Contact these two officials by 24 July, 2017:

Puntland Minister of Justice
Hassan Hussein Haji
Ministry of Justice, Puntland
Bosaso, Puntland
Somalia
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: His Excellency

Ambassador Ahmed Isse Awad, Embassy of Somalia
1705 DeSales Street NW, Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 1 202 296 0570 or 1 202 833 1523
Email: [email protected]
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 96.17
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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