Guyana, atrocities, protest.

Please read the following which was sent to me by a colleague.  It concerns a protest planned for next Tuesday in London.

 

JOINT DEMONSTRATION AGAINST

HUMAN RIGHTS ATROCITIES IN GUYANA

 

PARTICIPATION FROM GUYANESE IN UK, CANADA, USA & GUYANA HELD RESPECTIVELY AT:

 

·       Guyana High Commission, 3 PalaceCourt, London W2 4LP

·       Guyana Consulate, 505 Consumers Road– Suite 206, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – M2J 4V8

·       Guyana Consulate, New York – 370 7thAvenue, 4th Floor Seven Penn Plaza

·       Guyana, Georgetown (meeting placeTBC)

 

TUESDAY 5THOCTOBER 2010

3.00PM (LOCAL TIME) TO LAST 1 HOUR

 

Ou rdemonstration aims to expose the persistent acts of human rights violations and extra-judicial killings being perpetrated by security services in Guyana under the PPP regime.

 

We want to bring these crimes to international attention so they can be independently/fairly investigated and perpetrators brought to trial.

 

It is well-known to all Guyanese that the GPF and GDF have carried out countless actsof violence, torture and killings against mostly African males under the PPPdictatorship.

 

THIS MUST STOP NOW

 

·       STOP the  TORTURE  OF ANYONE in Police Custody

·       STOP the GUNFIRE exchanges resulting in DEATHS of innocent civilians without AN Yinquiry against security services responsible

·       STOP the EXCESSIVE use of force by security services

·       STOP the ‘criminalizing of social protests’

·       STOP racial discrimination against African Guyanese

 

Formore information about the demonstration contact: Mr. Norman Browne: norms1972@yahoo.com, 07572453158 or Dr.Michelle Asantewa: michelleyaa@yahoo.com

 

Thanks for your time.

Billy Briggs.

www.billybriggs.co.uk 

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