FreeIzzat.org : Free Ezzat
Kidnapping and imprisoning Mr. Maqrif whose family are United States citizens is a clear violation of the trust necessary to keep Libya off the list of state sponsors of terrorism. As it seeks to enter the international community, Libya needs to demonstrate a willingness to acknowledge and attain for past terrorist activities. It can begin by providing Mr. Maqrif’s children with closure by supplying them with information regarding their father’s whereabouts. A failure to respond about his whereabouts and conditions for his release will be constructed as a confirmation of Libya’s current abysmal human rights record.
been closed to human rights organizations, free press and the international
media. Freedom of speech is unheard-of in Libya and FreeIzzat.com will set an
unprecedented ACT by shedding light to the specific and crucial case in the
conference. Throughout its investigations, Human Rights Watch will discuss the
case and release its report, “Libya: Truth and Justice Can’t Wait,” at a news
conference in Tripoli, Libya, on December 12, 2009. The report will include
findings of Mr. Maqrif’s case and whereabouts. There are no independent
non-governmental organizations in Libya, and critics can be sentenced to death
under severe laws. In this context, this news conference in Libya at which Human
Rights Watch will publicly examine the Libyan government’s human rights record
from inside the country is unprecedented.
FreeIzzat.com is the Official website of Izzat Yousef Al-Maqrif, A Father,
Husband, Brother, Son, and Political Prisoner in Libya. Izzat’s forced
disappearance was caused by the Libyan Government. This page was created to
request the assistance in securing the release of Libyan Political Prisoner, our
father, Izzat Yousef Al-Maqrif.