Urgent Appeal For The Life Of Ahmed Ibrahim
Ahmed Ibrahim, uncle to the former information minister Dr. Moussa Ibrahim, was captured on October 20th, 2011, where he had been fighting with the officlal Libyan government forces in defence of Sirte.
He was a distinguished, highly respected member of the former Libyan government who had held several prominent positions over the years.
A member of the Qadhdhafa tribe, he is a relative of the late Leader of the Revolution, Muammar Al Gaddafi.
He is being detained in Misratah where he is being subjected to daily torture, beatings and abuse. His condition is deteriorating rapidly.
Ahmad Ibrahim Before Imprisonment
News Report About His Capture In Sirte, October 20, 2011
Ahmad Ibrahim Being Tormented By His Captors. His Condition Is Fragile.
On behalf of his family and Ahmad Ibrahim, I implore readers to assist us by submitting appeals for compassionate intervention to the following, reminding them of their duty to honor and uphold these laws:
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
United Nations New York
NY 10017 USA
Human Rights Watch
350 Fifth Avenue
34th floor New York
NY 10118-3299 USA
Tel: +1 212 290 4700
Fax: +1 212 736 1300
51, Avenue Blanc
1202 Geneva Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 738 0481
Fax: +41 22 738 1791
2-12 Pentonville Road 2nd Floor
London N1 9HF
UK Tel: +44 20 7713 1995
Fax: +44 20 7713 1800
Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights Council of Europe
+ 33 (0)3 88 41 34 21
+ 33 (0)3 90 21 50 53
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
19 Avenue de la paix CH 1202 Geneva
Tel: +41 22 734 60 01 Fax: +41 22 733 20 57
ICRC delegations: Libya
These are the key ICRC contacts to target:
Ibrahim Al Houni Street
Diagonally Opposite Brother’s Clinic (Al Okhowa)
Phone: (+218) 21 3409 331, +218 21 340 92 62
mobile: (+218) 91 941 80 66, +218 92 523 65 82
Head of delegation:
Mr Georges Comninos
Media contact person:
Ms MESSOUDI Soaade
(+218) 913 066 198
Languages spoken: English/French/Arabic
ICRC Benghazi Al Andalus Street, Al Fwihat, Benghazi, LIBYA
Phone:( + 218) 92 807 7405
Head of offce: Mr. Patrick Schwaerzler
Media contact person:
Ms Dibeh FAKHR Mobile:
+218 (0) 92 330 4560 Sat: +870 772 390 124
Languages spoken: English/French/Arabic/Spanish
*Additional contact email addresses can be found here and if you choose to include these, I strongly encourage specifically targeting the Venezuela, Cuba, the African Union, individual African Nations, Russia and China.
International Media Contacts:
and is supported by the Libyan Revolutionary Committees Movement.
Republication is strictly forbidden. You are however permitted, encouraged and welcome to post the link to the original letter of appeal and petition. On behalf of Libya’s political prisoners, we thank you for your support.