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.
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