02/16/2018

Urgent Action Update: Whistle-Blower Faces Two More Months In Jail (Russian Federation: UA 228.17)


Whistle-blower Aleksandr Eivazov has spent six months in detention and is due to be released on 19 February. However, the investigator has petitioned for an extension of Eivazov’s detention for two more months. Aleksandr Eivazov is a prisoner of conscience and should be released immediately.

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Whistle-blower Aleksandr Eivazov has spent six months in detention and is due to be released on 19 February. However, the investigator has petitioned for an extension of Eivazov’s detention for two more months. Aleksandr Eivazov is a prisoner of conscience and should be released immediately.

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

  • Urging the authorities to release Aleksandr Eivazov immediately and unconditionally as he is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for the exercise of his right to freedom of expression;
  • As Aleksandr Eivazov has acute asthma, call on them to ensure that he is provided with access to any medical care he may require, including the medication he needs

Contact these two officials by 30 March, 2018:

Prosecutor of Saint Petersburg
Sergei Litvinenko
Saint Petersburg Prosecutor’s Office
ul. Pochtamtskaya 2/9
190000 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Fax: + 7 812 318 26 50
Email via website: http://procspb.ru/reception
Salutation: Dear Prosecutor

Ambassador Anatoly Antonov, Embassy of the Russian Federation
2650 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington DC 20007
Phone: 1 202 298 5700  I  Fax: 1 202 298 5735
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @mfa_russia
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 228.17
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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