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ACTION TYPE LETTER 71 year-old Ramze Shihab Ahmed is serving a 15 year prison sentence in Iraq after an unfair trial. He was convicted of funding terrorist groups after a hearing that lasted just 15 minutes. Demand justice for RamzeRamze was arrested in 2009 and held for over a year without charge. For the first four months of his detention he was held in a secret prison, where he claims he was tortured.Over the past two years Ramze has been on trial nine times. Eight of the nine trials cleared him of all charges.At his ninth and last trial on 20 June 2012 Ramze was found guilty of funding terrorist groups, using confessions he says were extracted from him under torture. We have serious concerns about how Ramze has been treated since his arrest in 2009, from allegations of torture and culminating in a 15 minute trial. Read more about Ramze's case
Please contact the Iraqi Ambassador to the UK, asking that Iraq ensures that Ramze's appeal meets international standards for fair trials, or to release him. Fill in your details below and we will email you your letter to print out and post or fax to the Ambassador.
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