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128 Homosexuals Sentenced to Death in Iraq - Urgent Appeal to Stop Executions

Human Rights Groups in several countries have taken up the appeal from the IRAQI LGBT association, based in London, which calls on activists and democratic citizens to take part in an international campaign to save the lives of 128 prisoners sentenced to death because they are homosexual.

According to the judicial and religious authorities, the prisoners will be murdered in groups of about 20 people. The first series of executions is imminent.

Over the last three years 132 homosexuals have been put to death, including 17 Iraqi LGBT activists.

Arcigay, Italy’s national gay rights organisation, has officially asked the Italian Government – through the Foreign Secretary – to support the international campaign against these executions that violate all the international charters in defence of human rights.

EveryOne Group is also asking the American institutions - which are still very influential in Iraq - to support this petition in favour of human rights and life, and invites all democratic citizens to send requests for clemency to the politicians and authorities who are able to put a stop to these executions: 

SIGN THE PETITION NOW:

http://www.petitiononline.com/iraqgay/

Petition to be sent to:

President Jalal Talabani
and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamil al-Maliki
admin@cabinet.iq

President of the Supreme Judicial Council Midhat Mahmood
info@iraqijudicature.org

President Foreign Relations Dr. Sheikh Humam Hamoody:
frc@parliament.iq

Minister of Human Rights Wajdan Mikhail Salam
Wj_mohr_min@yahoo.com

Presidency Board Human Rights
Mr. Muhammad Al-Haidary; Mr. Harith Al-ubaidy; Mrs. Ahlam Asaad:
hrc@parliament.iq

Civil Society Organization. Presidency Board
Mrs. A`alla Al-talabany; Mrs. Maysoon Al-Damalojy; Mr. Naef Jasem Al-
Azawy:
csic@parliament.iq

Justice Presidency Board
Mr. Falah Hassan ShanShal; Mr. Tahseen Abid Muttar; Mr. Abdullah
Muhammad Ali:
dc@parliament.iq

Security Presidency Board
Mr. Hady Al-Amery; Mr. Abid Al-Kareem Al-Samaraee; Mr. Fryad Rawandozy:
sdc@parliament.iq

Secretariat:
ICI.Secretariat.Baghdad@gmail.com

Very important - U.S.A. in Iraq:
info@cia.gov
usconsulbaghdad@state.gov
legalhelp@aa.mnf-wiraq.usmc.mil

Ambassador to the United States
Embassy of the Republic of Iraq
amboffice@iraqiembassy.org

Source: EveryOne Group

Posted on April 4, 2009


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