Ethiopia: Opposition leaders denied medical treatment

Action Requested: Authorities are refusing medical attention for two prisoners of conscience. Some are concerned for the very life of one of them. Amnesty requests your urgent intervention, as indicated below.

Act By: 25 May 2014

Sponsor: Amnesty International Target: Ethiopian government officials
Action Site: http://www.amnesty.ca/urgentaction Other Contact Info: UrgentAction@amnesty.ca
African Charter Article #16: Every individual shall have the right to enjoy the best attainable state of physical and mental health.

African Charter Article #16

1. Every individual shall have the right to enjoy the best attainable state of physical and mental health.

2. States parties to the present Charter shall take the necessary measures to protect the health of their people and to ensure that they receive medical attention when they are sick.

For more information: https://advocacy4oromia.org/campaigns/ethiopia-opposition-leaders-denied-medical-treatment/

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About advocacy4oromia

The aim of Advocacy for Oromia-A4O is to advocate for the people’s causes to bring about beneficial outcomes in which the people able to resolve to their issues and concerns to control over their lives. Advocacy for Oromia may provide information and advice in order to assist people to take action to resolve their own concerns. It is engaged in promoting and advancing causes of disadvantaged people to ensure that their voice is heard and responded to. The organisation also committed to assist the integration of people with refugee background in the Australian society through the provision of culturally-sensitive services.

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