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Libya: Further information on "disappearance" / fear for safety

, Index number: MDE 19/003/1997

Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim Jad, late 20s, Ayman Salim Mohamed Dababich, engineer, late 20s: Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim Jad was released in November 1996 and has returned to the Palestinian camp on the Libya-Egypt border. The fate of Ayman Salim Mohamed Dababich remains unknown.

EXTERNAL AI Index: MDE 19/03/97
15 January 1997
Further information on UA 246/96 (MDE 19/06/96, 25 October 1996) -
"Disappearance" / Fear for safety
LIBYAIbrahim Mohamed Ibrahim Jad, late 20s - RELEASED
Ayman Salim Mohamed Dababich, engineer, late 20s
Amnesty International has learned that Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim Jad was released
in November 1996. He has returned to the Palestinian camp on the Libya-Egypt
border. Amnesty International fears that he may have been tortured during
his detention.
The fate of Ayman Salim Mohamed Dababich remains unknown.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send telegrams/telexes/express or airmail
letters in English, Arabic or in your own language:
- welcoming the release of Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim Jad;
- expressing continued concern at the "disappearance" of Ayman Salim Mohamed
Dababich, arrested by Libyan security forces on 18 September 1996;
- urging that the authorities establish and make public his whereabouts as
a matter of urgency and release him immediately and unconditionally unless
he is to be charged with a recognizable criminal offence;
- seeking assurances that he is being humanely treated and given access to
lawyers and medical attention if necessary.
APPEALS TO:
1) His Excellency Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi
Leader of the Revolution
Office of the Leader of the Revolution
Tripoli, Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Telegram: Colonel al-Gaddafi, Tripoli, Libya
Telex: 70 0901 20162 ALKHASU LY
Salutation: Your Excellency
2) His Excellency
'Umar Mustafa al-Muntasir
Secretary of the People's Committee
of the People's Bureau for Foreign Liaison
and International Cooperation
Tripoli, Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Telegram: Excellency al-Muntasir, Foreign Liaison Bureau, Tripoli, Libya
Salutation: Your Excellency
3) His Excellency
Zanati Mohammad al-Zanati
Secretary of the General People's Congress
Secretariat of the General People's Congress
Tripoli, Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Telegram: Excellency al-Zanati, General People's Congress, Tripoli, Libya
Salutation: Your Excellency
COPIES TO: diplomatic representatives of Libya accredited to your country.
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PLEASE SEND APPEALS IMMEDIATELY. Check with the International Secretariat,
or your section office, if sending appeals after 26 February 1997.

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