July 27, 2010 by sks
Filed under News, Syria
Amnesty International reports that Kurdish human rights activist Abdul-Hafiz Abdul al-Rahman is now allowed family visits at Aleppo Central Prison, where he now appears to be receiving adequate medical treatment.
Abdul-Hafiz Abdul al-Rahman was brought before a military judge on 22 June, and charged with two offences relating to his work to promote the human rights of Syria’s Kurds. A prisoner of conscience, if found guilty he could be sentenced to three years in prison
Many thanks to all who sent appeals. Amnesty International will continue to campaign for Abdul-Hafiz Abdul al-Rahman by other means.
This is the first update of UA 64/10 (MDE 24/005/2010).