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Weekly Action + News 28/1/22

Manchester Amnesty Weekly Action

Please do this action and make a difference.

Anoosheh Ashoori is a retired British father and husband who has been arbitrarily imprisoned in Iran for over four years. Anoosheh was visiting his elderly mother in Tehran when he was arrested by Ministry of Intelligence agents in August 2017 and arbitrarily detained in Evin prison.

Earlier this week, Anoosheh began a hunger strike to protest his unjust imprisonment in Iran for over 4 years.

Stand in solidarity with him by signing the petition demanding action from the UK government to secure his release:

https://www.amnesty.org.uk/actions/help-get-retired-father-home-his-family

#FreeAnoosheh

Police Bill

Last week, because of huge collective action across the country, the House of Lords removed some of the worst parts of the Policing Bill. The bill will now go back to the Commons and it is possible that some of the amendments will be reinstated.

If you haven’t already done so, please email your MP to show your opposition to the bill.

https://www.amnesty.org.uk/actions/policing-bill-demand-action

Freedom from Torture Event

Feeding the Darkness: Shining a light on state sanctioned torture though story, poem and song. Friday 25th February. 1pm Central Library, 7.30pm Christ Church, Didsbury.

 

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