Human Rights Abuses Against Gay Men Continue While Hosni Mubarak Visits the
March 4, 2002
P.O. Box 33532, Washington, DC 20033
http://www.al-fatiha.net and http://groups.yahoo.com/group/al-fatiha-news
Email/Phone/Fax The Egyptian Government On Tuesday,
1) President Mohammad Hosni Mubarak
FAX: +202 390 1998
Salutation: Your excellency
2) Ambassador M. Nabil Fahmy
Tel. 202 895 5400
Fax: 202 244 4319 and 202 244 5131
Email: Egyptfirstname.lastname@example.org and Embassy@Egyptembdc.org
3) Egyptian consulates
Consulate General of Egypt – Chicago
Tel. (312) 828-9162
Consulate General of Egypt – Houston
Tel. (713) 961-4915
Consulate General of Egypt – New York
Tel. (212) 759-7120/7121/7122
Consulate General of Egypt – San Francisco
Tel. (415) 346-9700
Hosni Mubarak, President of Egypt will meet with George
W. Bush, President of the United States on Tuesday, March 5th, 2002.
While Mubarak meets with Bush, dozens of men sit in jail
in Egypt because of their alleged sexual orientation. More still face trials
in front of Egyptian State and Security courts with no right of appeal. And
even more are being lured off the internet, picked up on streets, arrested,
and tortured daily!
Al-Fatiha calls on people of conscience living in the
United States to email/phone/fax the Egyptian government on Tuesday, March 5th
and urge Egypt to respect the basic human rights of all of its citizens!
Call for the
immediate and unconditional release of all men who have been arrested
because of their actual or perceived sexual orientation.
Egypt to abide by the UN International Covenant of Civil and Political
Rights (ICCPR), to which Egypt is a state party. The trials in which
dozens of men have been convicted
violate basic international standards for fair trials.
Egyptian government to respect the basic human rights of lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgendered people.
Call on the
Egyptian government to abide by international human rights laws that
respect freedom of speech and freedom of religion.
Al-Fatiha is an international organization dedicated to
Muslims who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and those questioning
their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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