PUB LETTER SIGNING EVENT - Saturday 18th June, 2016
Our ‘pop-up letter signing shop’ was held in the Archangel pub on King Street, Frome on Saturday 18th June. In total 18 letters were signed, of the letters sent :
- 5 letters were sent to the Rio 2016 Security commission reminding it of its responsibility for preventing unnecessary and excessive use of force by the police and military in security operations related to the Olympics.
- 7 letters were sent to the head of police in Indonesia regarding 3 prisoners of conscience : Ahmed Mushaddeq, Andry Cahya and Mahful Muis Tumanurang, the former leaders of the forcibly disbanded Gafatar religious group.
- 6 Urgent action letters were sent to Bahrain regarding 3 men sentenced to death and 7 men sentenced to life imprisonment for opposing the government, and who have also been tortured in detention before the trial.
If you would like to send a letter to the Rio 2016 Security commission, to the head of police in Indonesia or to Bahrain then let me know which letter you would like by emailing me, Nadine, at firstname.lastname@example.org