Justice for Mahienour El-Massry
October 2, 2019
On 2nd October, 2019, the prize-winners, the speakers and the participants at the annual Prague Conference on Human Rights on the occasion of the presentation of the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize presented by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the Vaclav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation have learned with concern about the arrest and detention by the Egyptian authorities of the human rights lawyer, and one of the speakers at the last year´s Václav Havel Human Rights Conference. Mahienour El-Massry, and call for her early release and for the due process to be observed in any further investigation.
On behalf of the Václav Havel Library, the convener of the Conference
Executive Director Prague, 2nd October 2019