Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /home2/ikhwan/public_html/admin-cp-control/inc/db.php on line 14

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cookie - headers already sent by (output started at /home2/ikhwan/public_html/admin-cp-control/inc/db.php:14) in /home2/ikhwan/public_html/article.php on line 6

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at /home2/ikhwan/public_html/admin-cp-control/inc/db.php:14) in /home2/ikhwan/public_html/article.php on line 6

Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /home2/ikhwan/public_html/admin-cp-control/inc/db.php on line 14
Urgent Call to Reveal Fate of Human Rights Activist Nizar Rastnawi - Ikhwanweb

Ikhwanweb :: The Muslim Brotherhood Official English Website

Wed926 2018

Last update20:52 PM GMT

Back to Homepage
Font Size : 12 point 14 point 16 point 18 point
:: Issues > Prisoners of Conscience
Urgent Call to Reveal  Fate of Human Rights Activist Nizar Rastnawi
Urgent Call to Reveal Fate of Human Rights Activist Nizar Rastnawi
An informed source of the Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) has reported, with much distress, that there has been absolutely no news of Nizar Rastnawi in Sednaya Military Prison, and that he may have indeed been killed during the painful events of Sednaya Prison which took place in Summer 2008.
Monday, March 1,2010 16:43
SHRC

 

Nizar Rastnawi (50 years) was arrested in 18/4/2005 whilst he was driving home, close to Muwrek (Hama Province). On 18/4/2006 he was sentenced to four years imprisonment, accused of spreading false lies and ridiculing the President of the Republic. Rastnawi was transferred to Sednaya Prison to serve his sentence.

When his sentence ended on 18/4/2009, Rastnawi was not released. His family know nothing of his fate.

SHRC expresses its deepest concern of the fate of Nizar Rastnawi, and calls upon the Syrian Authorities to reveal his fate; if alive, he should be immediately released, and if dead, then the causes of his death need to be made clear. SHRC also calls upon human rights groups to campaign for Nizar Rastnawi’s fate to be revealed, as well as the reasons for him not being released or his permanent disappearance a year following the end of his sentence term.

Syrian Human Rights Committee

24/2/2010


tags: SHRC / Assad / Syrian Human Rights Committee / Nizar Rastnawi / Military Prison / Human Rights in Syria
Posted in Prisoners of Conscience , Human Rights  
Add Comment Send to Friend Print
Related Articles
American Authorities arrest Islamic singer Abu Ratib
Pro-Democracy Islamists Suffer in Crackdown
Omar Hayyan al-Razzouk sentenced pursuant to Law 49/1980
Lawyer Haitham al-Maleh referred to the Military Courts
Maryam Kallis and Zahour Ahmed Released
Urgent Call to Reveal the Fate of Citizen Mahmoud Khalaf al-Nasir
Call for the Release of Nizar Rastanawi after the termination of the Period of his Sentence
Urgent Call to the Lebanese Authorities to not Deport Five Syrian Citizens
SHRC: Urgent Call to Release the youth Mohammed Yaser Aswad
We refuse freezing the case against the killers of Ma’tooq and Sulaiman
Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC), Press Release of the 8th Annual Report
Sami Ma’touq killed by Syrian Intelligence elements
Scores of Women Denied Travelling and Joining their Families
Unfair Sentence Against blogger Tariq Biasi
Two Unfair sentences against Islamic Detainees
A Humanitarian Campaign for the Release of Prisoners of Conscience in Syria
SHRC Slams Media, Political Silence to Human Rights Issues in Syria in Arab Summit
Human Rights Organizations Condemn Arab Restrictions on Satellite Transmission
Summary of Human Rights Violation in Syria
ٍSHRC Seventh Report on the status of ‎Human Rights in Syria 2008