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Cablegate: Panama Human Rights Committee Appeals For

P 132045Z DEC 89
FM AMEMBASSY PANAMA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7226
INFO SECDEF WASHDC
USIA WASHDC 8095
USLO CARIBBEAN
USCINCSO QUARRY HTS PM

UNCLAS PANAMA 08558

E.O.12356: DECL:OADR
TAGS: PHUM PINR PGOV PREF PREL PM
SUBJECT: PANAMA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE APPEALS FOR
RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS

1. IN FACE OF WHAT IT DESCRIBED AS "THE RULE OF
INJUSTICE AND VIOLENCE" IN PANAMA, THE PANAMANIAN
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE (CPDH) HAS ISSUED AN URGENT
INTERNATIONAL CALL ASKING THE NATIONS AND
ORGANIZATIONS OF THE WORLD TO BRING PRESSURE ON
THE NORIEGA REGIME, PARTICULARLY TO SECURE THE
RELEASE OF CIVILIAN AND MILITARY POLITICAL
PRISONERS.

2. THE PETITION IS ACCOMPANIED BY A LONG LIST OF
POLITICAL PRISONERS, COMPILED BY THE CPDH, ALONG
WITH NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF REGIME OFFICIALS TO
WHOM APPEALS FOR RELEASE SHOULD BE ADDRESSED.

3. FOR DEPARTMENT'S:INFORMATION, REGIME OFFICIALS

-- AS LISTED BY THE CPDH -- ARE:

GENERAL MANUEL A. NORIEGA
COMMANDER, PANAMANIAN DEFENSE FORCES
APARTADO 3434, PANAMA 1
TELEPHONE: 28-5166
FAX: 28-4072
TELEX: 3145, 2748, 2736 FFDD PG

LIC. FRANCISCO RODRIGUEZ,
PROVISIONAL PRESIDENT
VALIJA PRESIDENCIAL, PANAMA 1
TELEPHONE: 62-8702, 27-4052, 27-4062
FAX: 69-5580
TELEX 2270 PRESIPA PG

LIC. MARISOL REYES DE VASQUEZ
PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JUSTICE
APARTADO 1720, PANAMA 1
TELEPHONE: 28-7150

LIC. CARLOS VILLALAZ
ATTORNEY GENERAL
APARTADO 1080, PANAMA 1
TELEPHONE: 27-1114, 27-1051, 25-0250

DR. RENATO PEREIRA
MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT AND JUSTICE
APARTADO 3473, PANAMA 1
TELEPHONE: 62-2993, 62-1702
FAX: 62-7490
TELEX: 2746 MINGO PG

LIC. LEONARDO KAM
MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
PANAMA 4
TELEPHONE: 27-0013, 27-3170, 27-4025
FAX: 27-4725
TELEX: 2771 XPAM PG

4. EMBASSY IS FAXING THE CPDH LIST OF CURRENT
CIVILIAN AND MILITARY POLITICAL PRISONERS TO
ARA/PAN.

BUSHNELL

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