In his letter, he said: ‘As you will know, the government has attacked, brutalised, and shot at demonstrators. We have received reports that tens have been killed during this period. Families of the dead have said that the regime’s security have demanded an equivalent of $3,000 to release their bodies to them. We have also been informed that doctors and nurses at two hospitals have taken to the streets in protest to the treatment of the wounded. Many of the hundreds wounded have been denied access to their families. We have also been informed that wounded are being dragged out of hospital beds and taken to prison. The mistreatment and torture of detainees is another matter of concern.
In this crucial period, we call on your organisation to intervene and send a mission to