Protest against Mr Miliæ’s Imprisonment (1986)

  • Date / 1986
  • Location / Yugoslavia (former)
  • Ratifying Body / Board of Directors
  • Status / Archived

To the Presidency of Yugoslavia
To the Presidency of Serbia

We have been informed that Mr Miodrag Miliæ was arrested on 25 July, 1986 and is – as of 28 July, 1986 – serving an 18 months sentence. The imprisonment of Mr Miodrag Miliæ is in violation of the articles 166, 167 and 169 of Chapter 3 of the Constitution of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

As the rights as laid down in the articles of Chapter 3 of this Constitution are also to be found in the United Nations Covenant on Political and Civil Rights of which your country is a State Party, Mr Miliæ’s imprisonment constitutes a violation of this International Covenant. We therefore strongly protest against Mr Miliæ’s imprisonment and demand his immediate and unconditional release.

Telegram sent on behalf of Board of Directors 1986

Suggested academic reference

'Protest against Mr Miliæ’s Imprisonment (1986)', Humanists International, Board of Directors, 1986

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