13/12/1999 – Dear M Aref Mohamed Aref

Please receive my admiration for your understanding work for human rights in spite of great difficulties. I hope you will have strengh enough to continue your important task. I know that you have the courage.

At the 1999 meeting of Amnesty International, Swedish section, your efforts were greatly appreciated and acknowledged in the statement sent out to the swedish media

Kind regards,

Anne Bäckstrom

CC Président : Son excellence Monsieur Ismaël Omar Guelleh

13 december 1999