Keith Webb writes a letter to imprisoned journalist Busra Erdal

Keith Webb is an Amnesty activist who has written a letter of solidarity to Hanim Busra Erdal, a journalist imprisoned in Turkey. Busra was imprisoned by the Turkish government soon after the coup attempt of July 2016. She is been in prison due to her journalism-related activities. You can find more information about the situation here: https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/… Amnesty’s “Write for Rights” Campaign: Sometimes all it takes is a letter to change a person’s life. That’s the premise of Write for Rights, Amnesty’s global letter-writing campaign. Write for Rights was first launched in 2003, and today, it’s one of the world’s biggest human rights events. Every December, Amnesty supporters across the globe will write millions of letters for those whose basic human rights are being attacked. They are people like you, continuing a long tradition of writing letters to right some of the world’s biggest wrongs. And it’s not just letters – it could be petitions, emails, Tweets, Facebook posts, photos or postcards… Your words really can change lives.

Felicity Webb writes a letter to imprisoned journalist Ayşenur Parildak

Felicity Webb is an Amnesty activist who has written a letter of solidarity to Ayşenur Parildak, a journalist imprisoned in Turkey.

Ayşenur was imprisoned by the Turkish government soon after the coup attempt of July 2016.

Amnesty’s “Write for Rights” Campaign:
Sometimes all it takes is a letter to change a person’s life. That’s the premise of Write for Rights, Amnesty’s global letter-writing campaign. Write for Rights was first launched in 2003, and today, it’s one of the world’s biggest human rights events.

Every December, Amnesty supporters across the globe will write millions of letters for those whose basic human rights are being attacked. They are people like you, continuing a long tradition of writing letters to right some of the world’s biggest wrongs.

And it’s not just letters – it could be petitions, emails, Tweets, Facebook posts, photos or postcards…

Your words really can change lives.

Diane Green Writes a Letter of Solidarity to Sahin Alpay

Diane Green is an Amnesty activist who has written a letter of solidarity to Sahin Alpay.
Sahin Alpay was recently released by the Constitutional court but the lower court revoked this decision.

We hope that by raising awareness about their plight, we may be able to help end it.

Please share widely.

Jan Walters writes a letter of solidarity to Neslihan Ekinci

Jan Walters is an Amnesty activist who has written a letter of solidarity to Neslihan Ekinci.

In recent months, there have been many people like Neslihan – including some Amnesty activists – who have been arrested in Turkey as part of an unjust clampdown by the state.

We hope that by raising awareness about their plight, we may be able to help end it.

Please share widely.

Mike Shaw writes Letter of Solidarity to Faruk Akkan – Write for Rights

Mike Shaw is an Amnesty activist who has written a letter to Faruk Akkan
Recently, many amnesty members are also arrested in Turkey including Taner Kilic and Idil Eser.
we are hoping that raising awareness about this issue may help them.
Please share widely.

Keith Webb writes a letter of solidarity to Mustafa Erkan Acar – Write for Rights

Keith Webb is a passionate Amnesty activist who has written a letter to Mustafa Erkan Acar.
241 journalists are in prison on terrorism charges in Turkey, Mustafa is one of them.

Paul Cooney writes a letter to imprisoned journalist Cihan Acar

Paul Cooney is a passionate Amnesty activist who has written a letter to Cihan Acar, a journalist imprisoned in Turkey. Cihan is a young and successful journalist who was imprisoned by the Turkish government, following July 2016’s coup attempt.

Write for Rights: Sometimes all it takes is a letter to change a person’s life. That’s the premise of Write for Rights, Amnesty’s global letter-writing campaign. Write for Rights was first launched in 2003, and today, it’s one of the world’s biggest human rights events.

Every December, Amnesty supporters across the globe will write millions of letters for those whose basic human rights are being attacked. They are people like you, continuing a long tradition of writing letters to right some of the world’s biggest wrongs. And it’s not just letters – it could be petitions, emails, Tweets, Facebook posts, photos or postcards… Your words really can change lives.

Amnesty Kirklees PUB QUIZ!

AMNESTY KIRKLEES PUB QUIZ – Tuesday, November 20th from 7pm at:

“The Corner” 5 Market Walk, Huddersfield, HD1 2QA

FURTHER DETAILS

We are very much hoping to see you and some friends and/or relatives at “the Corner” on Nov 20th.

The upstairs bar where we are holding the event will be open from 7pm onwards, with the first round of questions at around 7.45. There is a small entry fee for the quiz (£1 per player) and a modest prize. This is because we aim to have an enjoyable and sociable evening rather than to compete ruthlessly for a glittering trophy and life-changing sum! Continue reading