An Appeal to the free of the world everywhere
A call to show solidarity with the humanitarian campaign to abolish Rule 49/1980 that legalises crime
To the leaders of Arabs and Muslims..
To the peoples of our Arab and Muslim Nation..
To all Arab and Muslim organizations, parties and movements..
To the International Institutions, human rights organizations and international courts..
To all rulers and peoples of the world..
To our people in
To every one who has a living conscience.. and to all who have hearts, hearings and witnesses
This is a call released by the Muslim Brotherhood Movement in
This barbaric rule which condemns to death the mere affiliation to the Muslim Brotherhood movement was issued on
It is well known that the Muslim Brotherhood in
It is known also that this evil Rule which is incompatible with the spirit of legislation and which has been condemned by senior consultant jurists as a crime against humanity who witnessed also that no such law has ever been preceded or succeeded in the whole world, however tens of thousands of Syrians were executed with retroactive effect. Detainees in Tadmur prison and other detention centres had been executed for fourteen years pursuant to this barbaric rule. Hafiz al-Asad carried out a vengeance killing in cold blood, tens of thousands of crimes were covered by this law, whilst people were slaughtered or shot by the security according to their identity.
This rule is still in force despite the fact that a quarter of a century has elapsed since the killing, violation and injustice started, and a number of Syrians were condemned to death pursuant to Rule 49/1980 throughout this year for the mere suspicion of their affiliation to the Muslim Brotherhood Movement.
The Muslim Brotherhood movement in
Muslim Brotherhood Movement appeals also to the international juristic institutions, human rights organizations and the international courts to consider Rule 49/1980 and all its consequent sentences as crimes against humanity, to bring those who are responsible for such crimes to the international courts, and to regain the consideration of the wronged and repressed ones who have been sentenced pursuant to this rule.
Ali Sadereddin al-Bayanouni
Movement of Muslim Brotherhood