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Girl, 15yrs – subjected to flogging – take action!

Take action to STOP THE INJUSTICE of flogging and house arrest of the girl. If you can email me (amei.a@hotmail.com) I am happy to post and deliver to the addresses below.

Amnesty International has posted an appeal to write immediately in English or your own language, urging the Maldivian authorities to:
 Release the girl immediately and unconditionally, including ending the house arrest, and ensure that she is not
flogged or otherwise punished;
 Ensure that the judicial process is initiated in order to overturn the conviction for “fornication”;
 Ensure that she has access to adequate and appropriate protective and support services;
 End the practice of flogging as a form of punishment and act to amend Maldivian law to remove the provisions
that allow flogging, as well as those that criminalise “fornication”.

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 11 APRIL 2013 TO:
President Dr Mohamed Waheed
The President's Office
Boduthakurufaanu Magu,
Male' 20113
Republic of Maldives
Fax: (960) 332 5500
Email: http://www.presidencymaldives.gov.mv/Index.aspx?lid=6 (via form)
Salutation: Dear President

And copies to:
Minister of Foreign Affairs
His Excellency Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah
Block number 77,
Henveiru, Boduthakurufaanu Magu
Fax: (960) 3323841
Email: consular@foreign.gov.mv
Salutation: Dear Minister

Prosecutor General, Maldives
Ahmed Muizzu
Prosecutor General's Office,
Majeedhee Magu,
Male' 20040,
Republic of Maldives
Fax: (960) 3000644
Email: pgoffice@pgoffice.gov.mv

With anticipation - Amei

Comments

JaniceW's picture

Done

Done.

Amei's picture

Thank you so much Janice

It is unbelieve that people can treat children so cruel. I hope we can help her is some way!

With love
Amei

JaniceW's picture

Amnesty International petition

They have just started a petition so have all of your friends, colleagues, family and their networks sign it. I posted the link here: http://worldpulse.com/node/65448

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